No image available

Charles G. Andrew

Gunner

2nd Field Artillery Brigade

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Hon. D. S. Oman, M.L.A.
  • Plaque: 3557

Additional Info

Share Your Story

Do you know more? You can share your personal stories and photos on the ANZAC Centenary website.

Biography

Charles George Andrew was born in Warrnambool, VIC and was a Clerk by trade when he enlisted in the 7th General (Victorian) Reinforcements on 7 January 1918 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918. While at sea he was admitted to the ship's hospital with a fractured clavicle; cause not recorded. On arrival in England, in September, he was allotted to the 7th Battalion as a reinforcement, but also spent time on Artillery Details. He did not reach France until after hostilities had ceased. Two weeks after the Armistice he crossed to France and served at the Australian General Base Depot then with the Pay Corps. He returned to Australia on the Raranga and disembarked at Melbourne on October 27th 1919.
Tree No 3557

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour