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Sunday, 11 November 2012

Andrews, Arthur Alexander

Lieutenant Arthur Alexander Andrews
was born in 1895. 
He was the son of Alexander Andrews and Violet Andrews.  In 1901 and 1911 the family lived in house 1, Chapel Road, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. 
Andrews probably joined the Belfast Banking Company between 1912 and the war years.  He saw service in Coleraine and Bangor branches. 

Andrews served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 9th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers and then with the 10th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers where he attained the rank of Lieutenant.  He was reported in the Belfast Banking Company 'Roll of Honour' booklet as 'wounded in action'.

The National Archives records a Medal Index Card as follows:

Royal Irish Fusiliers, 2nd Lieutenant
Further information on Arthur Andrews, his brothers Jim and Fred can be read on this website prepared by Paul Kerr and the Royal School, Dungannon.

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