Andrews, Albert Edward (A. E.)

Rank Private, Corporal
Service # A70071, A470384
Unit # H.L. I. of Canada
Resident Chatham
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Born in Chatham, ON., the son of Alfred and Mary (nee Cutting) Andrews. The husband of Annie (nee McAlorum) and the father of Fred and Dan.

Served with the 2nd Kents.

Alb would transfer from the Kent Regt. to the Highland Light Infantry and served overseas with that unit.

Served in Canada six months. Went overseas and served in England and on the Continent. was promoted from Private to Corporal.

The CDN 26/12/45 reported that he returned to Canada aboard the S. S. Queen Elizabeth.

Discharged February 8th, 1946.

After the war he drove a truck for the Brewer’s Retail for over thirty years.

Albert passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Friday, 26 Feb. 2016 at the age of 95 years, with internment at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham, ON.  GOHS

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources IODE(P), CDN-Obit (27/02/16.), CFF-FD44,, CDN (19/02/45), 2KRMR., CDN-Obit 27/02/16.
Supplemental Information Appears on the “Muster Roll” of the 2nd Bn., Kent Regiment, (MG), N.P.A.N. (date unknown). Service number A470384.
Birthplace Chatham, Ontario
Religion Anglican
Marital Status Married
When Enlisted April 1942
Next of Kin Wife- Mrs. Annie Andrews

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