ANDREWS, John Richard
(Service number 2/2773)

Aliases Known as Richard
First Rank Gunner Last Rank


Date 27 June 1893 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Allnott [Allnutt] Street, Temuka
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. F. ANDREWS (mother), 13 Allnott [Allnutt] Street, Temuka
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements Details, New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 22 February 1916
Transport Waihora
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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

Hotel employee


Date 1 August 1960 Age 67 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 191, Plot 920
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Richard Andrews was the younger son of John Richard and Ada Fanny (née Timpson) Andrews. His schooling at Temuka School was halted when it was found that he was under school age and was afterwards interrupted by illness.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [17 March 2017]; School admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [18 March 2017]

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