Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
6640   Private Andrew Sloan
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 28/04/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
20th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth:
22/11/1884
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Andrew Sloan was the son of William and Mary Jane Sloan. He was born on 22nd November 1884. He was one of eleven children, all born in the Ballydawley area. They were a farming family. Andrew Sloan emigrated to Australia where he worked as a labourer. He enlisted in December 1916. Private Sloan served with the 20th Battalion of the Australian Infantry. He received a shrapnel wound to the head, but recovered and returned to the front. He survived the war and returned to Australia in August 1919.
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1 1901 Census lists Sloan family Lists Andrew as age 16 living with the family at house 19 in Ballydawley, Springhill, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Sloan family Lists Andrew as age 25 living with the family at house 20 in Ballydawley, Springhill, Londonderry
3 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Private Andrew Sloan
4 Australian Military Documents Military Papers (33 no) for Private Andrew Sloan
5 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Private Andrew Sloan
6 Eddies Extracts Coagh - Presbyterian Church In Ireland - Roll of Honour
Coagh & District in WW1
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