Born: 1878, Thorpe, Essex.

Died: 10th December 1900; Age: 22; Died of Dysentery, at Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Residence: ‘Chase’ Kingswood, Bristol, Gloucestershire.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 2509.

Regiment: 48th North Somerset Company, 7th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry, South Africa Field Force. One of the body guard to Lord Roberts.


Clasps Awarded: Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal.




1881   Thorpe Street, Thorpe, Essex.


Frank was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Samuel Andrews, 46, a Grocer & Draper, born Ipswich.

Louisa Andrews (nee Massey), 47, born Manchester, Lancashire.

Elizabeth Harriet Andrews, 26, born Millwall, London.

Louisa Mary Andrews, 22, born Millwall.

Walter Herbert Andrews, 17, born London.

Kate Andrews, 15, born London.

Alfred Andrews, 11, born Thorpe.

Florence Mary Andrews, 9, born Thorpe.

John Cuthbert Andrews, 6, born Thorpe.

1 grocer’s assistant.

1 general domestic servant.


1891   Commerce House, Washbrook, Suffolk.


Frank was 11 years old and living with his father & siblings.

Samuel, 56, a Grocer & Draper, Coal & Wine Merchant – employer.

Louisa, 32.

Kate, 25.

Alfred, 21, a Grocer’s Assistant.

John, 16, a Grocer’s Assistant.

1 visitor.


In 1891, Frank’s mother, 57 year old, Louisa was living with Frank’s brother and his family + widowed father-in-law.

Arthur James Andrews, 30, a Commercial Traveller, born Millwall, London.

Louisa Martha Andrews (nee Hewitt), 29, born St. Pancras, London.

Constance Evelyn Louisa Andrews, 4, born West Green, London.

Grace Dorothy Andrews, 3, born West London.

Mildred Eva Andrews, 1, born Wood Green, London.

William Hewitt, 65, an Organ Builder, born London.


Probate to Samuel Andrews – father.

The Boer War.

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