20th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth:
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.