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Private 2554

22nd Battalion

Newmarket, Victoria

Mrs. Lydia Andrews 14 Rankin St Newmarket, Victoria

Leongatha, Victoria 20/7/1915

Age 28 years 5 months,5'2 ½ ", 8 stone 4 pounds, grey eyes and brown hair


Horse Trainer

He died of self -inflicted wounds on the 6/8/1916 at Etaples, France

He was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery Pas de Calais

He enlisted in Leongatha and appears to have been living in the Grassy Spur area.

◈ 20/7/1915 He enlisted in Leongatha
◈ 27/10/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses
◈ At first he was in the 6th reinforcement 22ndBattalion
◈ 24/2/1916 He changed to the 7th Battalion
◈ 26/3/1916 He embarked Alexandria
◈ 31/3/1916 He disembarked Marseilles
◈ 11/4/1916 He was ill in hospital
◈ 15/5/1916 He rejoined his unit
◈ 6/8/1916 He died of self inflicted wounds in the General Hospital Etaples
◈ His mother, a widow, received his medals and plaque as well as a pension.
◈ He appears to be on the Grassy Spur Honor Roll as H Andrews



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ANDREWS, Cecil Harry

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