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Eric Walter SANDLAND

Regimental number2822
Place of birthJamestown South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBank clerk
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Cooper Sandland, Jamestown, South Australia
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 27 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3596 Sergeant John Geoffrey SANDLAND, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917; [191] Lt Arnold Cooper SANDLAND, 10th Bn, died of wounds, 4 August 1916.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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