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Allan Ira Eldred SANDERS

Regimental number3508
Place of birthHorsham Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressVectis East via Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, W R Sanders, Vectis East via Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date23 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 30th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Vectis East Methodist Church Roll of Honour, Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Natimuk, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 431 Pte Harold Edgar William SANDERS, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 January 1916; 3496 Pte Hartley Markwell SANDERS, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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