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Full Name: Robert Andrews
Forename(s): Robert
Surname: Andrews
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 9266
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Occupation before Enlistment: Seasonal Worker
Next of Kin: Mr R. Anderson (father), St Bathans, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: St Bathans, Otago, New Zealand
Military District: Ranfurly
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20 Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 9
Campaigns: Western Desert
Place of Death: Western Desert
Date of Death: 26 November 1941
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1941
Cemetery Name: Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference: 14. J. 21.
Biographical Notes: Robert Andrews was the son of Robert and Elizabeth Andrews, of Oturehua, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Elizabeth Andrews (nee Macdonald).
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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