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James Sandison

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  • Service number
    23882 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Saunderson AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Sandison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Saunderson AWMM
  • Service number
    23882 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Scotland AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Scotland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Seaman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Graham (friend), Moss Lea Hill, Liverpool, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 May 1916 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23882 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 27 May 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 54 or HMNZT 55 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Private AWMM
    13th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Suicide, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed as returned to New Zealand 13 October 1917 in the Evening Post.



    Name is not recorded on Wellington Cemeteries database. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    41 AWMM
  • Date of death
    1 November 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Suicide AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somes Island, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somes Island, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    A. 8. (S) AWMM
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