Sylvester Leonard ANDREWS

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ANDREWS, Sylvester Leonard

Service Number: 675
Enlisted: 11 January 1916
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melrose, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Mercer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 8 June 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bickford Soldiers Memorial Hall Honour Roll and Memorial Plaque, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1916: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 675
6 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 675, 44th Infantry Battalion
6 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 675, 44th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Fremantle
8 Jun 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 675, 44th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Rosemary Ritorto

Son of Archibald Frederick and Susan Eliza Andrews.

NOK listed as his sister Guenivere Muriel Wood who lived at "Melrose" Forest Street, Victoria Park East, which late became Beatty Avenue, Carlisle.