Moran, Andrew Alexander

Regimental Number: L/908
Rank: Private
Branch: 12th Royal Lancers

Andrew was born in County Armagh in Northern Ireland on December 11, 1884. At the age of 16 he ran away to join the British Army; he served in South Africa and in northern India. During World War I, Andrew’s regiment was sent to Europe and he arrived in France in August of 1914. He was one of the survivors of the retreat from Mons. Andrew was wounded in 1915 and returned to Britain. Here he met Rachel Hall, whom he married in 1917. Andrew and Rachel moved to Canada in 1929 and filed on homesteads at SE19-79-11-W6 and SW20-79-11-W6. Andrew died suddenly on June 8,1940.

Sources: Homesteader’s Heritage p. 84