Clement Richard Folliot Sandford (c.1895-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

SANDFORD, CLEMENT RICHARD FOLLIOT, MC. Captain. 5th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Younger son of the Archdeacon and Vicar of Doncaster, and former Vicar of Huddersfield, the Venerable G. Sandford and Mrs Sandford. Educated Huddersfield College School, Repton Public School and was at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, when war broke out. Had held a commission in the Doncaster Territorials and went into training with his Battalion. Embarked for France 13.4.1915. Wounded in the arm in December, 1915. Invalided home, due to blood poisoning, and returned to active service at the beginning of 1917. Was promoted to Captain in October, 1916. Awarded the Military Cross in June 1916. Killed in action, 22.2.1917, aged 22 years. Buried CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row G, Grave 55.
ROH:- Huddersfield College School.

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