Andrew Welch

 

 

Age: 42

 

Summary: motivational speaker working with former New Zealand national rugby league star Tawera Nikau who was among one of more than 24 New Zealand tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a months-long backpacking trip along with his wife Belinda Welch across Europe and Southeast Asia during a Christmas holiday at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1962

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Khao Lak, Thailand