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Full Name
William Andrews
Rank Last Held
Gunner
Forename(s)
William
Surname
Andrews
War
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
  • 4380
  • 11/2021
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
  • Trooper
  • Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs William Andrews (mother), Roslyn Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
9th Reinforcements Wellington Mounted Rifles, B Squadron
Embarkation Date
8 January 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
21
Page on Nominal Roll
5
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
31 August 1918
Age at Death
35
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France
Grave Reference
III. C. 26.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
William Andrews was the son of William and Mary Andrews, of Seddon St., Highfield, Timaru, New Zealand. Born at Waimate, New Zealand. He also served in the South African Campaign.
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Anderson L.H. - Andrews W. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source
Further References
New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War. URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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