Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Rev Dr James Campbell “Cam” ANDREWS MA MB ChBAge: 84 years19091994

Name
Rev Dr James Campbell “Cam” ANDREWS MA MB ChB
Name prefix
Rev Dr
Given names
James Campbell
Nickname
Cam
Surname
ANDREWS
Name suffix
MA MB ChB
Birth August 26, 1909 29 25
Citation details: 40740/1909 ANDREWS JAMES C SAMUEL R KATE PORT MACQUARIE
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Citation details: Service Records
Text:

ANDREWS JAMES CAMPBELL : Service Number - NX201582 : Date of birth - 26 Aug 1909 : Place of birth - WAUCHOPE NSW : Place of enlistment - PADDINGTON NSW : Next of Kin - ANDREWS RUBY

Death of a paternal grandmotherJane MARTIN
August 4, 1910 (Age 11 months)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10801/1910 ANDREWS JANE WILLIAM CORDELIA PORT MACQUARIE
Andrews - Samuel, Jane, James and Isabella
Andrews - Samuel, Jane, James and Isabella

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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 377
Birth of a sisterJane Martin “Jenny” ANDREWS
December 1910 (Age 15 months)
Citation details: 8457/1911 ANDREWS JANE M SAMUEL R KATE PORT MACQUARIE
Shearer - Thomas Henry and Jane Martin
Shearer - Thomas Henry and Jane Martin

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Death of a brotherArthur Wright ANDREWS
June 13, 1911 (Age 21 months)
Cause: Accidently killed
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7285/1911 ANDREWS ARTHUR W SAMUEL R KATE PORT MACQUARIE
Andrews - Arthur Wright
Andrews - Arthur Wright

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Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel ANDREWS
August 26, 1911 (Age 2 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11837/1911 ANDREWS SAMUEL JAMES JEAN PORT MACQUARIE
Andrews - Samuel, Jane, James and Isabella
Andrews - Samuel, Jane, James and Isabella

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Birth of a brotherRobert Charles ANDREWS
after 1911 (Age 16 months)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJames CAMPBELL
October 15, 1921 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 136
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 18226/1921 CAMPBELL JAMES JOHN CHRISTINA PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnnabella BAIN
February 20, 1925 (Age 15 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4067/1925 CAMPBELL ANNABEL ALEXANDER CATHERINE PORT MACQUARIE
Education
Graduated MA
1937 (Age 27 years)
School or college: University of Edinburgh
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Education
Completed Course
1937 (Age 27 years)

School or college: Free Church College
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Marriage of a siblingThomas Henry SHEARERJane Martin “Jenny” ANDREWSView this family
about 1939 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 16295/1939 SHEARER THOMAS HENRY ANDREWS JANE MARTIN PORT MACQUARIE
Education
Graduated MB ChB
1940 (Age 30 years)
School or college: University of Edinburgh
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

MarriageRuby Daisy ELVERYView this family
about 1941 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 12698/1941 ANDREWS JAMES CAMPBELL ELVERY RUBY DAISY PORT MACQUARIE
Occupation
One year medical experience
between 1941 and 1943 (Age 31 years)
Employer: Lismore Base Hospital
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Military
Army Medical Corps
between 1943 and 1945 (Age 33 years)

Agency: Australian Infantry Force
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Note: Saw service in Borneo but mostly in Australia.
Occupation
Ordained as a Minister
October 9, 1946 (Age 37 years)
Employer: Presbyterian Church of Australia
Citation details: 8 July 2013
Text:

In part:

"I knew Cam well as a fellow minister of the Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia ...."

Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Emigration 1947 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 10 JUly 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Note: To South Africa.
Immigration January 1948 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Death of a fatherSamuel Robert ANDREWS
June 6, 1960 (Age 50 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17615/1960 ANDREWS SAMUEL ROBERT SAMUEL JANE WAUCHOPE
Andrews - Samuel Robert and Kate Campbell
Andrews - Samuel Robert and Kate Campbell

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Death of a motherKate CAMPBELL
May 5, 1963 (Age 53 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10983/1963 ANDREWS KATE JAMES JOHN ANNABELLE PORT MACQUARIE
Andrews - Samuel Robert and Kate Campbell
Andrews - Samuel Robert and Kate Campbell

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Occupation
Missionary
between 1948 and 1964 (Age 38 years)
Address: Piirie District
Employer: Free Church of Scotland Mission
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Immigration 1965 (Age 55 years)
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Note: Returned from South Africa.
Occupation
Inducted
June 11, 1965 (Age 55 years)
Employer: Manning Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Occupation
Resigned
February 1970 (Age 60 years)
Employer: Manning Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Occupation
Seconded
between March 1970 and March 1975 (Age 60 years)
Employer: Mt. Cook Methodist Hospital
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Death of a brotherRobert Charles ANDREWS
about 1975 (Age 65 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 102201/1975 ANDREWS ROBERT CHARLES SAMUEL ROBERT KATE
Retirement 1975 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

Death January 24, 1994 (Age 84 years)

Andrews - James Campbell and Ruby Daisy
Andrews - James Campbell and Ruby Daisy

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Note: A sermon preached by the Rev. Dr. James Campbell Andrews on 15 August 1993. Dr Andrews passed into t…
Burial
Andrews - James Campbell and Ruby Daisy
Andrews - James Campbell and Ruby Daisy

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 2, 1904Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
11 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Arthur Wright ANDREWS
Birth: about 1906 25 22Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 13, 1911Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
himself
16 months
younger sister
13 months
younger brother
Family with Ruby Daisy ELVERY - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1941Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 40740/1909 ANDREWS JAMES C SAMUEL R KATE PORT MACQUARIE
BirthWeb Site - Australian Cemeteries Index
BirthEmails - Rowland Ward
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

BirthNational Archives of Australia
Citation details: Service Records
Text:

ANDREWS JAMES CAMPBELL : Service Number - NX201582 : Date of birth - 26 Aug 1909 : Place of birth - WAUCHOPE NSW : Place of enlistment - PADDINGTON NSW : Next of Kin - ANDREWS RUBY

EducationEmails - Rowland Ward
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

EducationEmails - Rowland Ward
Citation details: 10 July 2013
Text:

ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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In part:

"I knew Cam well as a fellow minister of the Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia ...."

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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ANDREWS, James Campbell (1909-94) Sth Africa/NSW.

Born August 26, 1909 at Wauchope. Received as a student April 15, 1930. Matriculated Sydney 1931, and to Scotland with Dudley Trotter. MA U of Edinburgh 1937; MB, ChB (Edin) 1940; completed Free Church College course 1937, and licensed April 27, 1937.

To Australia April 1941, married Ruby Elvery of Alstonville May 14,1941, medical experience including a year at Lismore Base Hospital, joined AIF and with Army Medical Corps from mid 1943 but apart from 6 months in Borneo at the end of the war served in Australia. Ordained at Wauchope on October 9, 1946 with a view to missionary service in South Africa.

Sailed at the end of 1947 and arrived in January 1948. Appointed to Pirie district of the Free Church of Scotland Mission 1948-64; inducted to Manning PCEA June 11, 1965, and resigned February 1970 to return to the South African field. Seconded to Mt Coke Methodist Hospital, Kingwilliamstown March 1970 to March 1975. Retired to Wauchope. A man of many gifts, Dr Andrews made a remarkable contribution to the South African church as medical missionary, preacher and church builder.

The first foreign missionary sent out by the PCEA his catholicity of vision and humble Christian character commended the Gospel to many.

He was also a fine photographer. He and his wife (d.2002) had four children.

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Andrews - James Campbell and Ruby Daisy
Andrews - James Campbell and Ruby Daisy

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