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William SANDERSON

Regimental number1226
Date of birth7 March 1894
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
Address229 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Peter Sanderson, 229 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2840 Pte Norman SANDERSON, 4th Bn, killed in action, 31 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, June 1915.

Wounded in action, France, 8 July 1918 (gassed).

Wounded in action, 17 August 1918.

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

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