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Fromelles Association of Australia

Andrew Moncreif GIVEN

Regimental Number
2929
Rank
Private
Known As
Andy
War Service
Egypt, Western Front, Gallipoli
Prior Military Service
Nil
Enlistment
06 Jan 1915 at Melbourne, VIC
Embarkation
Unknown Date from Melbourne, VIC, on the SS Makarini
Next of Kin
Father, Andrew Given, 16 Maitland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Date & Place of Birth
30 Jan 1886, Dunedin, New Zealand
Parents
Andrew Given and Isabella Middleton Robertson
Marital Status
Single
Siblings
4 sisters
Occupation
Printer
Physical Description
5 feet 7 3/4 inches, 154 pounds (172.1cm, 69.8kg)
Eyes blue, Hair brown, Complexion medium
Distinguishing Features
scar right knee
Religion
Presbyterian
Fate
Killed in Action, 19 Jul 1916, Fromelles, France – Aged 30
Place of Burial
No known grave
Commemorated
V.C. Corner (Panel No 20), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Positively Identified
No

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Contacts

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(Contact: royce@fromelles.info or geoffrey@fromelles.info).
We also urge any family members to contact and register with the Australian Army
(Contact: army.uwc@defence.gov.au or phone 1800 019 090).

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