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John William Andrews

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Andrews AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15832 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 May 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra MastertonWairarapa Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jessie Maud Andrews (wife), 25 Miriam Street, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15832 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Joiner/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined 4th Bn, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade, and posted to D Company, 31 October 1916.
    Granted temporary rank of Captain, 3 March 1917.
    Note on file, 25 March 1917: 'I have to advise that Lt JW Andrews was admitted to hospital suffering from the effects of coke fumes inhaled from brazier in dugout.'
    Admitted to Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 20 April 1917 (mumps).
    Wounded in action, 7 June 1917 (gas poisoning, slight); admitted to No 8 General Hospital, Rouen, 10 June 1917; transferred to England, and admitted to NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 13 June 1917; discharged on leave, 25 August 1917.
    Admitted to 31st NZ Stationary Hospital for observation, 22 September 1917; transferred to Convalescent Home, Brighton, 27 September 1917 (debility).
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board 'Remuera', 9 May 1918; discharged, 12 August 1918.
    Total war service: 2 years 187 days (of which 1 year 288 days was abroad) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      37: 16 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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