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David Sandall

Biography of Private David Sandall, (39364)
12th/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers Regiment
Formerly 12th Battalion
 Northumberland Fusiliers Regiment
Died 4th October 1917

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David Tales Sandall

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Baston, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Oct – Dec 1893

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England



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


Father’s Name:
William Henry Sandall

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Platelayer Railway

Mother’s Name:
Emma Cunnington

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Baston, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1883 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Harriett Naomi Sandall, 1884, Baston
Kate Sandall, 1886, Wilsthorpe
James Richard Sandall, 1887, Wilsthorpe
Alice Sandall, 1890, Wilsthorpe
David Tales Sandall, 1893, Baston
Hilda Mary Sandall, 1896, Baston
William Henry Sandall, 1899. Baston
Edith Emma Sandall, 1902, Baston
Clara Cunnington Sandall, 1905, Baston

1901 Census:
David is living with his parents in Baston, Lincolnshire.

1911 Census:
David is living with John Pickering in Tallington Fen, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 17 and he is listed as a horseman on farm.

Relatives in services:
David’s brother William Henry also fought and were killed in WW1. David Sandall can be found on our page dedicated to the Baston War Memorial.

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Private David Sandall, 39364 12th/13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers Regiment was killed in action on 4th October 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
David’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal


Baston, Roll of Honour in St John the Baptist Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private David Sandall, 39364, 12th/13th Bn, Northumberland Fusiliers who died on 4 October 1919.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Sandall, of Baston, Peterborough
Remembered with honour, Tyne Cot Memorial.

More information:

Tyne Cot Memorial gate

Military Service Timeline:


Enlisted in Grantham