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Arnold Cooper SANDLAND

Regimental number191
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
SchoolJamestown High School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLand agent
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Robert S Sandland, Jamestown, South Australia
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name10th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF10
Promotion date: 16 March 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was an oarsman and athlete.
FateDied of wounds 4 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26.10
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Jamestown Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Robert Cooper (1849-1921; bu. Jamestown Cemetery) and Lucy Maria (d. 5 December 1896, aged 41; bu Jamestown Cemetery) SANDLAND, Jamestown, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2822 Sergeant Eric Walter SANDLAND, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919; 3596 Sergeant John Geoffrey SANDLAND, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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