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John William Sandall

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

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John William Sandall

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth Registration:
Oct – Dec 1882

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England



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


Father’s Name:
Edward John Sandall

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Kirkby Underwood, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Farm Labourer

Mother’s Name:
Mary Pridmore

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their 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

1891 Census:
John is living with his parents in Rippingale

1901 Census:
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 Census
John is living with his parents in Rippingale.

Relatives In Services:
John’s brother’s Walter and cousins John Thomas Wyer, Edmund Wyer, William Wyer, Robert Wilson Wyer and Harry Sandall also fought and were killed in WW1. His brother Walter can be found on our page dedicated to the Rippingale War Memorial. William, Edmund, Robert and Harry can be found on the Haconby War Memorial and John on the Kirkby Underwood War Memorial.

Newspaper Mentions:
None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
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:
Not yet available

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


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

More information:

Arras Memorial

Military Service Timeline

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.