The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Andrews
First Name:
William Joseph
Nick Name:
Bill
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17793
Company:
'E‘ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
26.11.1941
DOB:
8.10.1917
Place of Birth:
Mosman Park, Westem Australia
Father's Name:
Frederick Samuel Andrews
Mothers's Name:
Rosa Ellen Andrews (nee Taylor)
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Taxi Driver
Memorial:
Epitah, Singapore Memorial, Column 135, Age 24.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
South‐West Bukit Timah
Date of Death:
11.02.1942

General Description

Bill’s mother Rosa died 14 May 1937 aged 47 years. His mother Rosa Taylor and father Frederick Samuel Andrews married 1914 Subiaco.  His father died in 2984 aged 96 years.

Andrews William Joseph WX17793

ANDREWS

Andrews William Joseph (1)

Andrews William Joseph (2)

Bill Andrews enlisted 26 November 1941 and tragically had lost his life within three months when KIA during the battle for Singapore.  He was 24 years old.

Please read about ‘E’ Company.

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