Biography of Private John William Sandall (203642)
2nd/4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 22nd March 1918

Soldier

  • Name: John William Sandall
    Date of birth: 1882
    Place of Birth: Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, England
    Date of Birth registration: October – December 1882
    Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
Father

  • Name: Edward John Sandall
  • DOB: 1859
  • Place of Birth: Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Farm labourer
Mother

  • Name: Mary Pridmore
  • DOB: 1861
  • Place Of Birth: Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 1881 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • John William Sandall, 1882, Kirkby Underwood
    Emily Sandall, 1885, Kirkby Underwood
    Harriet Annie Sandall, 1886, Kirkby Underwood
    Sarah Elizabeth Sandall, 1887, Kirkby Underwood
    Herbert Sandall, 1889, Kirkby Underwood
    Albert Sandall, 1891, Rippingale
    Walter Sandall, 1893, Rippingale
    Mabel Sandall, 1895, Rippingale
    Norris Sandall, 1901, Rippingale
Census

  • 1891: John is living with his parents in Rippingale, Lincolnshire.
  • 1901: John is living with the Brudenell family in Little Bytham. The census gives him an age of 18 and he is listed as a Horse keeper.
  • 1911: John is living with his parents in Rippingale, Lincolnshire.

Relatives in services

Marriage

  • No marriage for John has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.
Newspaper Mentions

  • None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found
Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Private John William Sandall, 203642, 2nd/4th Lincolnshire Regiment  was killed in action on 22nd March 1918 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.
Pension Records

  • None found
Medals

  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal

Memorials

  • UK:
  • Rippingale, outside memorial at St Andrew’s Church

 

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In Memory of Private John William Sandall, 203642, 2nd/4th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 22 March 1918.
    Remembered with Honour Arras Memorial
    Panel Ref: Bay 3 and 4

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline:

  • This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed
Sources:

  • WW1 Soldier’s Records (www.ancestry.co.uk)
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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