Edwin Sanderson


Submitted by Christine Jordan

Edwin was Christine's Uncle

Born Sheffield Park District on 3/1/1886.

Enrolled Sheffield Oct 1914. Pit pony driver. Wounded-Shrapnel rt leg. Gunshot rt leg aand chlorine gas. attended field hospitals at Wimereux, Boulgne and Etaples. Reprimanded and disciplined for refusing to obey an NCO, using obscene language and smoking in a tent.Buried at Philosophe British cemetery Mazingarbe.

Killed in Action on 22/6/17 whilst serving with York & Lancs 2nd Battalion, previously served with the 12th City Battalion.










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