Andrew Gray ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Andrew Gray

Service Number: 165
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 44th Infantry Battalion
Born: Saltcoats, Ayrshire. Scotland., date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Marine engineer
Died: Killed in action, France, 14 January 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Grave III. D. 3. INSCRIPTION FOR MY FATHER'S AND MOTHER'S HOME AND "BONNIE SCOTLAND"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 165, 44th Infantry Battalion
6 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 165, 44th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Fremantle
14 Jan 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 165, 44th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

44th Battalion, A Company, Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Enlistment date 13 March 1916.

Age at embarkation-27

AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/61/1

Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916

He was 29 and the son of Richard and Jessie Bethia Anderson, of Glebe Nursery, 28 Springvale Rd., Saltcoats, Ayrshire.

He is remembered on the Saltcoats, Ayrshire War Memorial.