Rank: Private
Service Number:42861.
Regiment: 1/4th Bn. King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Killed In Action Saturday 8th June 1918
Age 19
County Memorial Nantwich
Commemorated\Buried Houchin British Cemetery
Grave\Panel Ref: II.G.23.

Robert's Story.


Private Robert Sandlands.

Official information has been received by Mrs. Sandlands, Bower’s Road, Nantwich, that her son, Private Robert Sandlands  K.O.R.L. Regiment, was killed in action on June 8th.  Private Sandlands who joined the Army at 18 years of age, spent his 19th birthday in the trenches. He had been two months at the front. Before the war he was a baker, employed by Mrs. Hassalls, of Hospital Street, Nantwich.

Nantwich Guardian. Friday , June 28, 1918.