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James Sandison

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Image of gravestone at Karori Cemetery provided by Paul Baker December 2012 - No known copyright restrictions

Image of gravestone at Karori Cemetery provided by Paul Baker December 2012 - No known copyright res …

Identity

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

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • AWMM
    • 6 February 1869 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
    Miss Graham (friend), Moss Lea Hill, Liverpool, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23882 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 Seaman 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
    Suicide, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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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
    • James Sandison's name was mis-transcribed on the Karori Cemetery online database. This has been corrected, so he now has an accessible record. Public - Barbara - Researcher - 12 September 2020 - https://wellington.govt.nz/services/community-and-culture/cemeteries/search-cemetery-records/details?id=88694&serviceType=Burial&previousPage=%2fservices%2fcommunity-and-culture%2fcemeteries%2fsearch-cemetery-records%2fresults%3fserviceType%3dAll%26lastName%3dsandison%26fromDate%3d01%252f01%252f1918%26toDate%3d31%252f12%252f1918%26cemetery%3dAll
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Death

About death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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12 September 2020BarbaraWellington, New ZealandResearcher

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