John Andrews

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 87
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Germany
  • Age at Death: 30
  • Date of Death: 21.07.1818
  • Burial Country: Germany
  • Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XV.A.34.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundalk, County Antrim
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Andrews, 9 Airlie Tce, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Andrews, 9 Airlie Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Andrews

John was the brother of Pte Harry Andrews, 9309, 2nd Battalion Black Watch, who died 20.07.1920 and is buried in the same cemetery as John.

John Andrews   87   Black Watch

Prisoner of War Dies.

Private John Andrews, Black Watch, son of Mrs Andrews, 9 Airlie Terrace, Dundee, was taken prisoner at Mons in 1914.  The German official communication set forth that Private Andrews died of lung trouble on 24th July.  He was an ex-soldier rural postman at Cupar at the outbreak of war.

Dundee Courier 9th September 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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