GunnerSANDFORD, ERNEST JOHN

Service Number NX3303

Died 25/05/1942

Aged 37

A.I.F. 21 Field Regt.
Royal Australian Artillery

Son of William and Rose Sandford, of Wallaroo, South Australia; husband of Hilda Sandford, of Hilton, South Australia.

Inscription

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM. DADDY OF MARIE

Buried at COLOMBO (KANATTE) GENERAL CEMETERY

Location: Sri Lanka
Number of casualties: 364

Cemetery/memorial reference: Plot 6B. Row J. Grave 13.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.