ANDREWS James Oswald
Regiment : 1st/1st Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Service number : 3025
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds aged 23 on 29th April 1916
Buried : Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt, Grave C. 8.
Birthplace : Born and resident Pershore, enlisted Worcester
Relatives : Son of James and Eliza Andrews, of Head St., Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars with the additional information: Private. Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club. Possibly on Wyre Piddle War Memorial.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment Q.O.W.H.
J.O. Andrews, 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, 1st Draft, embarked at Devonport 23rd October 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Mudros 6th November 1915, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 30th November 1915. Wounded 23rd April 1916. Died of wounds 29th April 1916.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
Worcester Yeomanry, Easter Sunday 1915, brother of George, Frank, and Charles Andrews.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Trooper J.O. Andrews can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 19th February 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: