William Joseph ANDREWS

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ANDREWS, William Joseph

Service Number: WX17793
Enlisted: 26 November 1941, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Mosman Park, Western Australia, 8 October 1917
Home Town: Cowaramup, Augusta-Margaret River Shire, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Malaya, 11 February 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Singapore Memorial Kranji War Cemetery, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 2 Service

26 Nov 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX17793, Claremont, Western Australia
11 Feb 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX17793, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion, Malaya/Singapore

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick Samuel and Rosa Ellen Andrews, of Subiaco, Western Australia