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We always knew him as Mick


Name: Andrews E.A.
Service No: NX8550
Rank: L/Cpl.
Unit: 9

Brief History
Mick served as a Don R in the desert and Syria, as a carrier driver in the N.T. and as a rifleman in N.G. He was in every campaign from desert dry through Syrian Snow to Jungle glade.

 (More Details required from Warwick) Signing the Cavalry Bar Book

 

A report from his long time dispatch rider mate, Keith Johnston , tells us that Thirty Niner Mick Andrews (92 on 1/11) passed away in Royal North Shore Hospital being treated for lung congestion.  Mick served in every campaign from desert dry through Syrian Snow to Jungle glade.  Further details as they come to hand.

SEE MICK'S WAR SERVICE RECORD HERE

 

Vale: 17/11/2008 SERVICE RECORD COPIED FROM WWii NOMINAL ROLL

NameANDREWS, ERNEST ARTHUR 
ServiceAustralian Army 
Service NumberNX8550 
Date of Birth1 Nov 1916
Place of BirthOURIMBAH, NSW 
Date of Enlistment9 Nov 1939 
Locality on EnlistmentOURIMBAH, NSW 
Place of EnlistmentPADDINGTON, NSW 
Next of KinANDREWS, EMILY 
Date of Discharge23 Aug 1945
RankLance Corporal 
Posting at Discharge2/9 AUSTRALIAN COMMANDO SQUADRON 

2/6 Cavalry Commando RegimentThirty Niner
 
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