Thomas ANDREW

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ANDREW, Thomas

Service Number: 76
Enlisted: 12 October 1914, Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Goodwood, South Australia, 20 March 1893
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm hand
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Unley Arch*, Unley HB01 Town Hall*
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World War 1 Service

12 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, NSW
19 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 76, 7th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
19 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 76, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ajana, Sydney
15 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 76, 7th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 76, 7th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

Obituary

The Register Adelaide Monday 30 August 1915 page 6

THE LATE PTE. T. ANDREW.
Mrs. William Andrew, of Forest avenue, Black Forest, has been officially informed that her son, Pte. Thomas Andrew, was killed in action at Gallipoli, on August 6. The deceased, who was 22 years of age, enlisted from Sydney in the Machine Gun Section, 7th light Horse, in October last. He had been engaged in Sydney, as an expert mechanic for an American firm of implement makers. Until two years ago the deceased was stationed as a cadet on the Government Farm, at Loxton, and at Veitch's Well, where he developed a fine physique. He was 22 years of age, unmarried, and a son of the late Mr. William Andrew, of the Government Printing Office.

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Son of William ANDREW and Mary James nee CRANE