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Archie William SANDERS

Regimental number872
Place of birthCollinsfield, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCharlton Street, Exeter, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Sanders, Charlton Street, Exeter, South Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name(1st) Divisional Train, 4th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Date of death13 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCondowie Cemetery (Portion Protestant, Plot 475A), Snowtown, South Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth SANDERS. Native of Gawler, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 808 Warrant Officer Albert Joseph SANDERS MSM, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919; 1980 Pte Frank Henry SANDERS, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917..
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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