William ANDREW

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ANDREW, William

Service Number: 251
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Blackall, Queensland, Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia, 6 January 1887
Home Town: Laidley, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 April 1915, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC
Row A, Grave 18
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Laidley Memorial Park Gates, Laidley War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Blackall, Queensland, Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 251, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 251, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
27 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 251, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
Date unknown: Involvement 15th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Son of Henry and Mary Andrew. Brother of Norman Andrew MM. Returned to Australia 29 March 1919

Medals 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal