ANDREW, John





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ANDREWJohnLance Corporal1896-12-31Manchester, Lancashire, England.VICTORIAN191215Rev. Robert Wallace1915-1-11Peterborough, Ontario1917-4-92019th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), ArmyZivy Crater, Thelus, Nord Pas de Calais, FranceJohn was the son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Andrew of Manchester, England. Along with his sister Elsie, he had a brother Harold. Marjorie: Confirmed KiA. Memorial # 56137264His will was made out to Nellie Pearson, his cousin in Manchester, EnglandSon of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Andrew, of Manchester, England. Panel I. Col.NOK was Elsie Roe, his sister also of Manchester England195297http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=65227http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/image.aspx?Image=210217a&URLjpg=http%3a%2f%2fcentral.bac-lac.gc.ca%2f.item%2f%3fop%3dimg%26app%3dCEF%26id%3d210217a&http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/immigration-records/home-children-1869-1930/immigration-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=80423http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B0175-S055https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56137264http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/4013892/ANDREW,%20Jhttp://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/4013892?John%20Andrewhttp://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/books/page?page=191&book=1&sort=pageAscVIMY RIDGE (Thelus)19th Battalionhttp://www.canadaatwar.ca/memorial/world-war-i/70345/lance-corporal-john-andrew/Memorial CrossPlaque (#784522) & ScrollMedals & DecorationsCanadian Infantryhttp://virtual.peterboroughexaminer.com/doc/Peterborough-Examiner/ptbo-war-veteran/2010040101/#0

Son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth (Lamonby)  Andrew, of Manchester, England. A 15 year old John Andrew leaves Liverpool England on 12 April 1912 and arrives in Halifax Nova Scotia 20 April 1912  aboard the Victorian sent by Rev Robert Walker of Annie Macpherson for the Belleville Ontario Marchmont Home for furtherance to Peterborough Ontario.. On 1 November 1915  John Andrew joins the 93rd Peterborough  Headquartered  Canadian Infantry Battalion which officially starts up on 22 December 1915. On 15 July 1916 this 93rd Battalion is in England and John Andrew is transferred to the 19th Central Ontario Canadian Infantry Battalion on 16 September 1916. On 5 February 1917  John Andrew is promoted to Lance Corporal . On 9 April 1917 Home Child John Andrew is killed during an Attack on Vimy Ridge.
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Library and Archives Canada
Item: John ANDREW (80423)
Given Name(s): John
Surname: ANDREW
Gender: M
Age: 15
Year of Arrival: 1912
Ship: VICTORIAN
Date of Departure: 1912-04-12
Port of Departure: Liverpool
Date of Arrival: 1912-04-20
Port of Arrival: Halifax
Party: Rev. Robert Wallace
Destination: Belleville, Ontario
Children travelling together: H12AG
Type of Records: Passenger Lists
Microfilm Reel Number: T-4743
Reference: RG 76 C1b
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Database Item Number: 80423

1901 Census with his family 
Name: John Andrew
Age: 4
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Father: John Andrew
Mother: Mary E Andrew
Birth Place: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Civil Parish: South Manchester
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Ecclesiastical parish: Hulme St Mary the Virgin
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Registration district: Chorlton
Sub-registration district: Hulme
ED, institution, or vessel: 32
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Piece: 3704
Folio: 94
Page Number: 41
Household schedule number: 268
Household Members:
Name Age
John Andrew 38
Mary E Andrew 38
Elsie Andrew 7
John Andrew 4
Harold Andrew 1
Richard Cork 46
Margaret A Warburton 28

1911 Census with his family
Name: John Andrew
Age in 1911: 14
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Hulme, Lancashire, England
Civil Parish: South Manchester
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County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Street address: 3 Mowbray St
Occupation: Typist
Registration district: Chorlton
Registration District Number: 464
Sub-registration district: Hulme
ED, institution, or vessel: 29
Piece: 23894
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary Elizabeth Andrew 48
Elsie Andrew 17
John Andrew 14
Harold Andrew 11
Jessie May Harrison 25
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