Soldiers of the First World War database entry - A.E. Andrew
Hon. Capt. Albert Edward Andrew, M.C. (1918)
SUPPLEMENT SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 4 OCTOBER, 1919; Issue number: 31583, Page number: 12352
Rev. Albert Edward Andrew, Can. Chaplains Serv., attd. R. Can. R., Nova Scotia R. - For conspicuous gallantry during the operations near Cambrai, from 27th September to 1st October, 1918. For forty hours, without any interval for rest, he made repeated trips into No Man's Land, often in the face of heavy machine-gun fire, bringing back into our lines wounded. On several occasions he organised and guided stretcher parties to a dressing station through heavy shell fire. Throughout he displayed fine devotion to duty.
Date of Birth - 12 Sep 1872; St. Eleanors, P.E.I.
Date of Death - 7 June 1961; Windsor, N.S.; age 88
Corrections and additional details provided by Albert Andrew's great-niece, Claudia Boorman, May 2015.