We remember Richard Douglas Sandford

We remember Richard Douglas Sandford

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Temple Charles G Sandford Source:8826901 1878
1879
sibling Ernest J Sandford Source:9213525 1879
1880
sibling Elizabeth A Dandford Source:9213525 1880
1881
sibling Joseph R P Sandford Source:9213525 1881
1882
sibling Daniel Arthur Sandford Source:9213525 1882
1884
sibling Ethel Helen Sandford Source:8652962 1884
1886
sibling Thomas F Sandford Source:9213525 1886
1887
sibling Francis Hugh Sandford Source:9213525 10th October 1887
1891
birth Exeter, Devon United Kingdom Source:7641439 Source:8835663 11th May 1891
1904
service Royal Navy Cadet Source:7641439 15th January 1904
1908
appointments Midshipman Source:7641439 15th September 1908
1908
service Royal Navy Midshipman Source:7641439 15th September 1908
1911
location 5 Hartley Road, Littleham, Devon United Kingdom parents address Source:8652962 1911
1911
appointments Sub Lieutenant Source:7641439 30th October 1911
1911
service Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant Source:7641439 30th October 1911
1913
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Source:7641439 30th October 1913
1913
appointments Lieutenant Source:7641439 30th October 1913
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8826857 23rd April 1918
1918
awards France - Legion of Honour Chevalier Other War Service Award Source:9213539 23rd April 1918
1918
death War Related Sickness Sandford died of typhoid fever at Eston Hospital, North Yorkshire, 12 days after the signing of the Armistice [as per the Naval Deaths cards in ADM 242] Eston Hospital United Kingdom Source:8652967 Source:8652965 23rd November 1918

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Douglas
Initials RD
Last Name Sandford,
Source 8652963
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
5 Hartley Road, Littleham, Devon United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Cadet
Royal Navy Midshipman
Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant
Royal Navy Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
France - Legion of Honour Chevalier Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ernest Grey Sandford father
Ethel Maria Poole mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ernest J Sandford brother 1879
Elizabeth A Dandford sister 1880
Joseph R P Sandford brother 1881
Thomas F Sandford brother 1886
Francis Hugh Sandford brother 10th October 1887
Ethel Helen Sandford sister 1884
Daniel Arthur Sandford brother 1882
Temple Charles G Sandford brother 1878

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Keith1947
Deaths at sea, 1781-1968 Transcription Keith1947
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Fiona12861
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535
British Royal Navy, Foreign Awards to officers index 1914-1922 Transcription Trevor65535

External Evidence

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Richard Douglas Sandford VC (11 May 1891 – 23 November 1918 Peter5151
VC Citation Trevor65535
Sandfords of Devon Trevor65535

Multimedia

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Lt. Richard Douglas Sandford VC RN Peter5151
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Plaque in Cathedral Close Exeter Geoffrey575
Ricahrs' plaque in Exeter Cathedral Mike159741

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We remember Richard Douglas Sandford