Samuel Sterland

Submitted by Samuel Lowe

Samuel Sterland was Samuels Great Great Granddad

Served in South Africa during the Boer War with the York & Lancaster Regiment under the service number 5436. During WW1 before being posted to France a tragic accident happened involving a horse and wagon - Sam was crushed. The doctor diagnosed that he had "concussion of the brain" resulting in Sam immediately being transferred to the Labour Corps.

Sam married Sarah Ann Law in August 1904. Sam and Sarah had six children, George, Mary, Fredrick, Samuel, Amy and Ethel. Sam's occupation before joining the army was Hawker (salesman)

Sam is the brother of Arthur Ernest Sterland Killed In Action September 1916 a Private in the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI)


Samuel Sterland









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