John Sandison

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: S/17126
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Egypt
  • Age at Death: 39
  • Date of Death: 02.02.1919
  • Burial Country: Egypt
  • Cemetery: Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C.170.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Ballater
  • Address:
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  • Mother:

    Jessie Sandison, 25 Campbell St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles Sandison, 25 Campbell St, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Andrew, David, Frank, Peter, Sam, Charles & William

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Sandison

John died of Malaria. He was the brother of Pte Andrew Sandison S/2833, 11th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action 19.08.1916.

John Sandison   S/17126   Black Watch

SANDISON___On the 2nd inst., at a General Hospital, of malaria, John Sandison 2nd Black Watch, E.E.F., late of Brechin, second son of the late Charles and Mrs Sandison, 25 Campbell Street, Lochee.

Dundee Courier 7th February 1919

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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