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Private Victor Sanders

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Sanders, Victor
Date of birth: 1889-05-24
Marital status: no data
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 644708
Rank detail

Private, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship), Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).

Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 212781
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B8633-S038
Uploader's Notes: Only son of William and Ella Millson (formerly Sanders), of Lambeth, Ontario. Pte Sanders is also commemorated on the Masonic War Memorial in Malden Park, Windsor, Ontario.The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.
Uploader's Research notes: Only son of William and Ella Millson (formerly Sanders), of Lambeth, Ontario. Pte Sanders is also commemorated on the Masonic War Memorial in Malden Park, Windsor, Ontario.The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2013-07-20