Andrew Ringin was born in Mortchup, Victoria. He was single and a labourer by trade. He enlisted on May the 4th 1916 and ranked as a private in the 39th Battalion. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board the HMAT A9 Shropshire on September 25th 1916. He proceeded overseas to France on the 20th of December 1916 per the Princess Victoria. On the 23rd of February 1917, Andrew was wounded in action with a reported gunshot wound. He embarked for England on the 13th of April, and was admitted to the war hospital on the 26th of April. Private Andrew returned to Australia on the 25th of November 1917, with his left leg amputated just above the knee. He was discharged on the 15th of February 1918 as medically unfit.
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