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John Douglass SANDISON

Regimental number5665
Place of birthNyngan, New South Wales
SchoolNyngan Superior Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingHawkesbury Agricultural College, Richmond, NSW
Address'Morea', 12 Kite Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellenor Sandison, 'Morea', 12 Kite Street, Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Orange Cemetery, New South Wales. Father: Donald SANDISON (d. 1 June 1931; bu. Orange Cemetery); Mother: Elinor SANDISON (d. 16 October 1935; bu. Orange Cemetery), formerly of 69 Hill Street, Orange, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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