Samuel ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Samuel

Service Number: 997
Enlisted: 17 September 1914, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Shetland Islands, Scotland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Ollaberry Public School, Northmavine, Shetland Islands, Scotland
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
18 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 997, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 997, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney

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Biography

Son of Charles and Christina ANDERSON, Eastwick, Ollaberry, Shetland Islands

Served in the Shetland Volunteers; resigned to come to Australia.

Father, Charles, served in the Royal Naval Reserve during the war.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal