KEH 'SA-SHA'


SADLER, Frank. 915. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Service Corps 20/01/1918.

SADLIER, John Raymond. 1102. Private. Entered France 18/11/1915. Commissioned 26/03/1918 as a Second Lieutenant in the Somerset Light Infantry. Born in Grange, South Australia in 1893 the son of Nicholas Clarke and Johanna Georgina (nee' Sturgess) Sadlier and he was raised in the McLaren Vale, Onkaparinga, South Australia. Educated at St Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia and employed as a Bank Clerk. He left for England to enlist in February 1915. He was later invalided to England suffering from trench fever and when it was determined he was not likely to recover sufficiently to return to the firing line, was posted to the Palace Barracks in Belfast, Ireland as an instructor. He died of a war related illness in England on 26/11/1918.  He was buried in Grantham Cemetery, Lincolnshire. Commemorated on the Adelaide National War Memorial, Hackney St Peter's College Fallen Honour Board and the Australian Virtual War Memorial (with portrait photograph). Note that his name is incorrectly recorded as Sadleir on many documents. Brothers DeVere and Charles both enlisted from the Argentine and served in the British Army and their sister Angela served in Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve.

SAGE, Arthur William. 737. Private. KIA 22/3/17 aged 22. 'B' Squadron. Enlisted in Watford and entered France 22/4/15. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Sage of 1 High Elms Cottages, Leavesden, Watford, Herts. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, FRANCE.

SAILL, Edward Charles. 935. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 5/04/1918. Born  25/05/1891 in Croydon, Surrey, England, married Lillian Rose Rice and lived post-war Peakhurst, Sydney, Australia until his death on 4/07/1976. Portrait photograph as a Lieutenant in the KEH.

SANDERMAN, Victor Staunton. Born on Jersey in 1866. Major in King's Colonials in 1906. Served as a Major in the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons then 17th Lancers and fought in Boer War. Became Lieutenant Colonel in command of the KEH in 1912 and mobilised them for war 4/08/1914. Commanded KEH until invalided in 1916. Died 26/08/1943. Photograph shown in Figure 13.

SANDERS,  John Frederick. 660. Corporal. Entered France 5/05/1915. Commissioned 23rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers 29/01/1918 (London Gazette 22/02/1908). Awarded Military Medal. Died of Wounds 6/08/1918. Buried in GEZAINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, France.

SANDERSON, Frank E. 764. Private

SANDERSON, William Andrew. 104. Squadron Quarter Master Serjeant. 'A' Squadron. Enlisted 1904 in King's Colonials. Entered France 22/04/1915. Awarded Silver War Badge 2/11/1917. Awarded Special Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal in April 1918 and 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. Died 1964/65.

SANSOM, Thomas H. 1934. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61268, Private Tank Corps 302851

SAUNDERS, Ernest Valdrent. 1265. Lance Corporal. 4th Troop 'B' Squadron. KIA 9/04/18 at Defence of Vieille Chapelle from direct hit from minewerfer shell on Hotchkiss gun team he was in charge of. Buried in the CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, FRANCE. Awarded Queens South Africa Medal (Orange Fee State, Cape Colony and Transvaal clasps) and King's South Africa Medal, British War Medal and Victory Medal, Croix de Guerre (Belgium) as a Lance Corporal KEH. Prior service as Trooper 1435 New South Wales Imperial Bushmen Mounted Rifles and Quarter Master Serjeant 3080 Canadian Scouts. Born in 1875 the son of Alfred Godfrey Saunders and Anna Connell in Hereford, England and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.

SAVAGE, Albert Henry. 855. Private
SAVILLE, W. Captain and Surgeon in KEH 1910.

SAYER, William Thomas. 692. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 160th Field Company, Royal Engineers 20/09/1915. KIA 5/06/1916 while preparing to set mines close to German workings at Vermilles. Born in 1888 and raised in Geelong, Victoria, Australia educated at Geelong Grammar School and Ballarat School of Mines. He was a mine manager in Queensland before travelling to the United States of America in 1912 to further his mining experience. Second son of the late J. W. Sayer and Mrs. Sayer, Newtown, Geelong. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Arras, Nord Pas de Calais, France and the Commemorative Roll of the Australian War Memorial. Photograph on horseback courtesy of the Australian War Memorial.

SCARF, Benjamin. 251. Private. Enlisted 25/08/1914 and discharged 28/10/1914.
SCHOFIELD, Harry. D/15928. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons
SCHOFIELD, William. D/15844. Private Dragoons GS/19277, Private KEH, Private Corps of Dragoons
SCHONKEN, William P. 1004. Private
SCOTLOCK, Benjamin C. 1109. Private

SCOTT, H. J. 252. Private, Acting Company Serjeant Major Tank Corps 302814, Acting Company Serjeant Major Lancashire Fusiliers 40598

SCOTT, Robert. 1433. Private, Lance Corporal Machine Gun Corps 22987
SCRIVEN, Joseph B. 1430. Private, Private Liverpool Regiment 112762
SCRIVEN William J. 1535 Private, Corporal Tank Corps 302793, 61240
SCULLY, Thomas. 1227. Private
SEARIES, Charles Horace. 572. Private

SEHEULT, Andre. 1310. Private. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant & Planters Contingent and discharged 3/11/1919. Died in Trinidad. Brother of Robert Seheult.

SEHEULT, Robert. 1303. Private. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant Contingent and discharged 30/07/1919. Died in Trinidad in 1946. Brother of Andre Seheult.

SELLAR, William. Private. Commissioned as Second Lieutenant King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Received a superficial head wound and exhaustion. Cousin of Captain Francis John MacCunn KIA 26/09/1916 at the Battle of Loos. Noted in 'Hamish MacCunn (1868-1916): A Musical Life' by Jennifer L. Oates.

SELLIER, Ferdinand Private. 15th Carribbean Merchant & Planters Contingent. Not related to Private Numa Joseph Sellier 1839, 2KEH.

SEXTON, Edward. 1883. Private
SEYMOUR, Edward O. D/17033 Private, Private Corps of Dragoons

SHARMAN, Robert Palmer. 1919. Private KEH. Enlisted 8/12/1915 and discharged 9/04/1919. Awarded British War Medal and Victory Medal and British War Badge 228404. Born Apr 1884 in Twickenham, London, England and died in Apr 1949 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.

SHARP, C. Basil C. 1125. Lance Corporal, Serjeant Tank Corps 309545, Serjeant attached Machine Gun Corps 22988
SHARP, Frederick John Milton. 627. Serjeant. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Coldstream Guards.

SHAW, Charles Athelstan. Second Lieutenant KEH 1910. and promoted to Captain 11/1914 and commanded Machine Gun Section. KIA 09/01/16 as result of a head wounds from a shell burst behind the front line. Member of King's Colonials Masonic Lodge. Son of the late Charles and Marianne Shaw. Born in Victoria, Australia on 19/06/1878 and emigrated with his family to England in 1888. Educated at Dean Close School in Cheltenham. Served in the South African Campaign for 19 months with Yorkshire Dragoons. Worked for National Provincial Bank of England. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, FRANCE. Commemorated on National Provincial And Union Bank Of England Memorial, London.

SHAW, Henry Cecil. 52. Staff Quarter Master Serjeant. Commissioned as a Temporary Lieutenant Royal Army Ordnance Corps.

SHAW, Herbert Harris Shaw. Corporal, ‘C’ Squadron (Australasian) of the 4th County of London (King’s Colonials) Imperial Yeomanry. Corporal Shaw was born in 1893 in Teignmouth, Devon, England and served in ‘C’ Squadron (Australian) of the 4th County of London (King’s Colonials) Imperial Yeomanry from 1902 to 1907. Prior to this service, he served in the Bechuanaland Border Police 1894-95 and the Matabele Mounted Police in 1896. Having emigrated to Sydney, Australia he enlisted as a Private in the 35th Battalion (Newcastle’s Own), 9th Brigade of the 1st Australian Imperial Force on the 12th April 1916. He embarked for England on board the HMAT Anchises A68 on the 24th August 1916. Attaining the rank of Extra Regimental Sergeant, he was wounded in action on the 12th October 1917. He was a photographer by profession and assisted the noted Australian World War One photographer Frank Hurley after the war. His British War and Victory medals are held in the Dave Harrower Collection in New South Wales, Australia and Corporal Shaw's portrait photograph is shown courtesy of Peter Nemaric, Victoria, Australia as Figure 83.

SHAW, Jack William Private, Lieutenant Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

SHAW, Neville L. Commissioned into KEH as Temporary Second Lieutenant 18/04/1915. Second Lieutenant 1917. Later Lieutenant Tank Corps. WW2 from July to December 1940 Lieutenant with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He died in 1959 and had been a Director of Hammonds United Breweries in Bradford, Yorkshire. Photograph of British War Medal and Victory Medal sold by Bill Friar Medals UK (billfriarmedals.co.uk).

SHAW Robert 1780 Private, Private Army Service Corps M/354265