The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Hon. Capt. Albert Edward Andrew, M.C.

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - A.E. Andrew

Hon. Capt. Albert Edward Andrew, M.C. (1918)

Hon. Capt. Albert Edward Andrew, M.C. (1918)


M.C. Citation:

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.

Boorman Family Genealogy

Rev Canon Albert Edward ANDREW (1872-1961)

My great uncle Albert Edward ANDREW not only distinguished himself in his chosen career as cleric with the Church of England, but he also displayed courage, valor and leadership during his military service as an army chaplain in the Great War.

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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.

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