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Full Name
James Sandison
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
James
Surname
Sandison
Also Known As
Saunderson
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
23882
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Scotland
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Seaman
Next of Kin
Miss Graham (friend), Moss Lea Hill, Liverpool, England
Marital Status
Single
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
13th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
27 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Plymouth or Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
33
Page on Nominal Roll
9
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
Somes Island, Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Death
1 November 1918
Age at Death
41
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Suicide
Cemetery Name
Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Grave Reference
A. 8. (S)
Biographical Notes
Listed as returned to New Zealand 13 October 1917 in the Evening Post.
Description of Image
Image of gravestone at Karori Cemetery provided by Paul Baker December 2012
Additional Information
Name is not recorded on Wellington Cemeteries database.
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Further References
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum