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Harold Leslie Andrews

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  • Service number
    27819 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Sergeant AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Andrews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    27819 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    1 February 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Wellington, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary L. Andrews (mother), 17 Britannia Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27819 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1916-28 December 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 66 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    12th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      125 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Lance Sergeant AWMM
    Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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.

    Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 December 1916, marched into Sling Camp and reverted to Temporary Corporal.
    Promoted Corporal (having qualified at course of instruction), 2 February 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 29 February 1917.
    Joined 2nd Bn and posted to 10th Company, in the field, 30 March 1917.
    Appointed Lance Sergeant, 12 June 1917.
    Killed in action, 15 June 1917.

    Parents: Mary Letitia Andrews, 26 Rodrigu Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington, and the late Edgar James Andrews AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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