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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Norman, Andrew Oliver (4275)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 29 years 7 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 24 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 4275            view online service record

210 Hanna Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
L Norman (wife)
210 Hanna Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 29 December 1915
Ship: HMAT Demosthenes A64
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 13th Reinforcements

DOD: Friday, 14 February 1919
Place: Dartford, England

Brother: Henry Norman

Known to the family as Ollie.

Andrew Oliver Norman. AWM P07750.001.

Private, 8 Infantry, died of disease, 14 February, 1919, England, aged 34, commemorated Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, England.

Parents: Andrew and Isabella NORMAN, wife Mrs Lila Lavinia NORMAN, born Port Melbourne, educated Nott Street SS, Port Melbourne. He enlisted as a 29-year-old labourer with his wife at 210 Hanna Street, South Melbourne as place of association. He left France for England on 25 January, 1919 but contracted influenza and died at the 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital in Dartford, England on 14 February 1919, 34 years of age. A 19 year-old brother, 3104, Henry NORMAN enlisted showing his mother at 9 Little Cruikshank Street.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

Andrew Oliver Norman (standing right) in Cairo. Courtesy Trevor Reynolds.

Hanna Street, South Melbourne is now Kingsway/Princes Highway.

Ollie, as he was known by his family, was the son of Andrew Norman and Isabella McKenzie. He died of influenza 14 February 1919 in Dartford, England. His younger brother, Harry, also enlisted.

Read more about The Norman Family of Sandridge.

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