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Hugh William Hamilton Sandford

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Roll of Honour at Ferrymead, Christchurch. The inscription reads: Addington Workshops, Members of Staff, who made the supreme sacrifice for their King and Country during the war, 1914-1919. (Photo G.A. Fortune 2004) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Roll of Honour at Ferrymead, Christchurch. The inscription reads: Addington Workshops, Members of St …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh William Hamilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Sandford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • William Sanford AWMM
    • Sanford AWMM
    • William AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21613 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 September 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Sanford (mother), 40 Richmond Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21613 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Railways Employee/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Sandford was the son of F. and Maryann Sandford, of 40 Richmond Terrace, Christchurch.

    The surname is Sandford on the CWGC web site and this record

    The surname is Sanford on the enlistment CD (known there as William) and the attached Roll of Honour picture. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM II. N. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 15 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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