Friday, 23 September 2016

George Sanderson 1881 - 1915

George Sanderson Barnsley Chronicle 9th October 1915
with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born: 1881

Military Service: Royal Navy
Corps: Royal Naval Division, Howe Battalion
Service number and rank: SS/100428  First Class Stoker
Awards: 1914 Star,

Death: 4th June 1915

CWGC Remembered: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Panel Reference: Panel 1 and 2


St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial
George Sanderson is remembered as S Sanderson on this memorial.

Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

George Sanderson was reported missing in action between 4th and 6th June 1915, then presumed dead. Later he was found to have been buried by the French on 10 September 1915. Grave lost or unable to be identified, thus now remembered on the Helles Memorial.
(From Royal Naval Division Service Record on Lives of the First World War) 

George Sanderson was married to Nellie Sanderson, who lived at Greenfoot Cottages, Greenfoot Lane, Old Town, Barnsley

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