Private John Joseph McAndrew

Private John Joseph McAndrew served in the Canadian Forestry Corps during WW1. He is entitled to the British War Medal only.

Born on April 28th, 1897 in Liverpool, England Trade : farmer

Religion : Roman Catholic     Status : Single      Hair: fair

Eyes : blue           Weight : 120 lbs          Height : 5′ 1″

Name of the sister : Sarah McAndrew

Address : 152 Nelson Street, Ottawa

1901 United Kingdom Census: Not listed

August 26th, 1916 : Enlisted in the 230th battalion in Ottawa, Ontario

January 26th, 1917 : Sailed form Halifax on SS Grampian. Arrived in England on February 6th

April 4th : Hospitalized for scabies

May 1st : Taken on strength at the Canadian Forestry Corps Headquarters in London, England

August 26th, 1918 : Awarded the good conduct badge

November 26th : Hospitalized for influenza. Released on December 19th

December 24th : Leave of absence. Returned January 2nd

March 23rd, 1919 : Sailed to Canada

April 1st : Discharged in Ottawa

1967: He died

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Private John Joseph McAndrew British war Medal

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