ANDREWS, Thorwald Henry
(Service number 80212)

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Date 3 September 1888 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Kohika, Otaio, Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs R. ANDREWS (wife), 34 Burlington Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
Religion Church of England
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Shipping clerk


Date 10 March 1961 Age 73 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Memorial Park Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 7, Plot 148
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thorwal Henry Andrews was the son of Henry Thomas and Augusta Wilhelmina Christina (née Rasmussen) Andrews. He was educated at Ravensbourne, Albany Street and North East Valley schools in Dunedin. On 9 April 1913 at Sydenham he married Rosina Collins. Late in 1917 he was drawn in the Second Ballot for Second Division Class A drafts. After Rosina died in 1947, Thorwald married Bertha Guy.


Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; Memorial Park Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [21 December 2019], Memorial Park Cemetery headstone transcription [22 December 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 December 2019]

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