Andow, Kenneth Herbert (No. T/59946)

Andow, Kenneth Herbert

Driver

No. T/59946, 1 Field Ambulance, Royal Army Service Corps

Died as a result of a motorcycle accident on Thursday 29 July 1943 (aged 23)

Buried:

Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria (Grave VIII. B. 3)

Commemorated:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

BIOGRAPHY

The death of Driver Kenneth Herbert Andow (No. T/59946) was reported in the 21 August 1943 edition of the Newtownards Chronicle under the headline Ards Soldier Killed.  It was reported that his wife lived at 15 Belfast Road, Bangor.

In the CWGC Debt of Honour website it is recorded that his wife Maureen lived in Bangor.

Kenneth Herbert Andow’s birth was registered in the second quarter of 1919 in Ormskirk, Lancashire and he was a son of Edward and Elizabeth Andow (nee Mawdesley).  Edward Andow worked as a gardener and his marriage to Elizabeth Mawdesley was registered in the second quarter of 1912 in Ormskirk.  They had at least five children:

Mary E. (born 1913)

Lydia (born 1915)

George E. (born 1917)

Kenneth Herbert (born 1919)

Donen (born 1921)

Kenneth Herbert Andow was the husband of Maureen Andow of Bangor.  During the Second World War Driver Kenneth Herbert Andow (No. T/59946) served with 1 Field Ambulance, Royal Army Service Corps and he was 23 when he died on 29 July 1943 as a result of injuries received in a motorcycle accident in North Africa.  He was buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria.