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Regiment & Unit/Ship

Royal Naval Reserve

H.M.S. "Prize."

Date of Death

Died 14 August 1917

Age 34 years old

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United Kingdom

Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Headstone Placeholder
  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Awards Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order
  • Additional Info Son of Edward Helman Cooke Sanders and Emma Jane Sanders, of Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Held Extra Master's Certificate (Mercantile Marine). Born at Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Additional Citation note

    An extract from the London Gazette, No. 30147, dated 22nd June, 1917, records the following- "In recognition of his conspicuous gallantry, consummate coolness, and skill in command of one of H.M. ships in action."

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