The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Sandilands
First Name:
Richard Henry
Nick Name:
Dick
Rank:
Sergeant
Regimental #:
WX8809
Company:
‘B' Company
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
DOB:
24.06.1913
Place of Birth:
Perth, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Not Known
Mothers's Name:
Not Known
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Miner
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 135, Age 28.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Place of Death:
West Mandai Road
Date of Death:
11.02.1942

General Description

This NCO was wounded during the withdrawal action on West Mandai Road. He was paralyzed from the waist down.

 

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