Thomas Andrew

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History

Thomas Andrew was born in Daylesford in 1877, one of four children of Nicholas Andrew and Mary Ann Baker. He was married to Mabel Eva Andrew. His left leg was amputated in France and after he returned to Australia on 30 June 1918, his other leg was amputated. He died 18 January 1934.[1]

Military Experience

Thomas Andrew (7932) enlisted on the 4th of June 1917 to join the 2nd Tunnelling Company at the age of 35. He received a gunshot wound in France on April 16, 1918 and had to have his left leg amputated as a result of his wounds.[2]

See also

Daylesford

References

  1. Neville Johnston
  2. National Archives of Australia

Other links

http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/NameSearch/Interface/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=3033071&isAv=N

https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=3033071



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