Sanderson Harry Keith Lieutenant 284905

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Capt H K Sanderson's CWGC headstone.
Capt H K Sanderson's CWGC headstone.

Name Sanderson Harry Keith
Army number 284905
Rank Lieutenant
Decorations
Date of birth Born Hull 1918.
Age 26 at the time of his death.
Unit Royal Artillery - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 2/7/1943. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry under WOPL No 557 dated 14/1/1944, and posted to the 10th Bn DLI - joined 28/1/1944. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 19/8/1944 with 10th Bn The Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery A Company, Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company 2 i/c, Intelligence Officer 18/6/1944.
Joined Brigade 22-Jan-44.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 19-Aug-44. Interred initially at Le Mesnil Mauger, Map 7F/4 reference 314576.
Home address Resident of Hull. Son of Harry Herbert and Maude Annie Sanderson, Hull. Re-buried 17/7/1946 in Grave XV. E. 7. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads "I THANK MY GOD UPON EVERY REMEMBRANCE OF YOU".
Source table 10DLI