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Full Name: Harold Leslie Andrews
Rank Last Held: Lance Sergeant
Forename(s): Harold Leslie
Surname: Andrews
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 27819
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Next of Kin: Mrs Mary L. Andrews (mother), 17 Britannia Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit: 12th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1916
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 66
Vessel: Willochra
Destination: Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number: 43
Page on Nominal Roll: 26
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 15 June 1917
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Biographical Notes: Harold Andrews was the son of Mary Letitia Andrews, of 26, Rodrigu Rd., Kilbirnie, Wellington, and the late Edgar James Andrews. One of his brothers, Edgar William Andrews (3/968), also served.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
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