Joseph Henry SANDOE


SANDOE, Joseph Henry

Service Number: 94
Enlisted: 17 August 1914
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 45th Infantry Battalion
Born: Liskeard, Cornwall, England, 1894
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 September 1918
Cemetery: Bellicourt British Cemetery
Grave IV. D. 6. Personal Inscription: HE GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY'S CAUSE
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 94, 1st Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Corporal, SN 94, 1st Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Corporal, SN 94, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
31 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 45th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Quartermaster Sergeant, 45th Infantry Battalion
30 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 45th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He served under the alias of Joseph Henry Dietze. 


Births Mar 1894 Sandoe Joseph Henry Liskeard 5c 49

He was 24 and the son of Robert Dietze, Elgin, William Street, Marrickville, New South Wales and of Evelina Dietze, View Street, East Canterbury, New South Wales.

Address-Elgin, William Street, Marrickville, New South Wales-his father's address.

Previous military service:
Served for 2.5 years in the Australian Rifle Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date-17 August 1914
Place of enlistment-Sydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistment-Corporal
1st Battalion, A Company
Unit from Nominal Roll-45th Battalion

Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914-he was then said to be aged 20.

War Service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front