ANDREWS, William
(Service number 11/2021)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Gunner


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience South African War, 1899-1902
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs William Andrews (mother), Roslyn Terrace, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements Wellington Mounted Rifles, B Squadron
Date 1 August 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Field Artillery

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 31 August 1918 Age 35
Place of Death France
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France
Memorial Reference III. C. 26.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

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.


Cenotaph Aug 2013

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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