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Regimental number2840
Date of birth11 May 1894
Place of birthDarlinghurst, New South Wales
SchoolStanmore Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address229 Addison Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, P Sanderson, 229 Addison Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1916
Place of death or woundingDelville Wood, Somme, France
Age at death26.5
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDantzig Allay British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. I), Mametz, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Jane SANDERSON, 39 Marshell Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1226 Pte William SANDERSON, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Pozieres, July 1916; returned to duty.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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