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Edgar Sanders

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Sanders AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    598 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 December 1915 AWMM Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 7 Chandler Road, Custom House, London, England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.F. Sanders (father), 36 Cecil Street, Waltham, Christchurch AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    9 September 1942 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Sanders, Edgar. (Ref. WO 373/20/372). Military Medal. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Seaman AWMM
    AldershotEngland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Also served in the Long Range Desert Group.
      A portrait of Sanders by Peter McIntyre is held in the National Collection of War Art. AWMM
    • Also served in Popski's Private Army ( No. 1 Demolition Squadron , PPA ) Public - Jock - Other relative - 14 April 2017 - Family knowledge & well known military history .
    • Long Range Patrol ( LRP / LRDG ) Public - Ian Pat - Other relative - 8 June 2019 - Family Knowledge
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 419 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.422, 469. not in book AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
08 June 2019Ian Pat Chch NZOther relative
14 April 2017Jock Chch , NZOther relative
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