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Miscellaneous - GANDER and GANDAR

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10th Dragoons - Casualties:

WO25/1426 - NCO & Privates - Under 'Capt.J. Gurwoods Troop/Company':
Private Henry GANDER
born Walcott, Somerset.
Trade when enlisted: Gardener.
Killed in Action: 18 June 1815 - Waterloo.
Amount of Credits remitted to Agent: 1s 6d.'

Return of Men of 10th Hussars served Battle of Waterloo:

WO25/1426(?) - 'Jas. GANDER 190 days at 1d = 15s 10d. Killed in action 18 Jun 1815'

10th Hussars, Muster Roll:

WO12/935 - Private John GANDER, Killed in Action 18 June 1815 (Waterloo)

- listed earlier in Regimental Pay Lists as on '25 Dec 1814-6 Mar 1815 when in Chelmsford Gaol by sentence of a Court Martial 7th & 28th March 1815 - 22 days at 9d a day (with James HALLS (Private) in Custody of a Civil Power'. Pay for 18 Apr-18 Jun 1815 was 86 days at 1/3 (+ 86 days at 9d) = GBP3-17shillings. (The extra 9d a day appears to be an allowance granted to 'Men employed on Night Patrol ... in the Metropolis' (Dec 1814-Mar 1815).

Attestation Papers for Imperial Yeomanry:

Walter Ebenezer GANDER enlisted for the Boer War Feb 1901 (Aged 22 years 6 months) and discharged 11 Aug 1902, 26535, Private 43rd Coy., 12th Bn. I.Y. Son of Ebenezer GANDER of 49 Swinton Street Kings Cross.

Indian Mutiny Medal - British Forces 1857-1859

James GANDER Private, 52nd Foot (Oxfordshire Light Infantry)
John GANDER Private, 52nd Foot (Oxfordshire Light Infantry)
John GANDER Private, 37th Foot (North Hampshire)

Queens South Africa Medal - for the Boer War 1899-1902:


4356 Private GANDER A. 10th Hussars
5430 Private GANDER J.V. 7th Dragoon Guards

Royal Marines:

ADM157/68/132 - Attestation
James GANDER: born Hackney, London, Mdx. Enlisted 5 May 1854 at Woolwich, Aged 19 years. Bounty £3-17s-6d. (@GBP3.87). Trade: Boot & Shoe Maker ('not an apprentice'). Married. Signed on for 12 years. On attestment: sallow complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, 5 feet 6 inches, no distinctive marks.

ADM/159/100/3118 (& ADM 159/100/444):
Arthur Edwin GANDER, Enlisted London 6 Jun 1918 aged 21yrs 7dys, dob: 31 May 1897, born: Kilkeel, Cranfield, Co.Down. Trade: Farm Labourer, Religion: Church of England. NOK: Mother, Annie GANDER, Cross Keys, Green End, Cottenham, Cambridge. Private, Co.Q, Royal Maritime Artillery Supy. Demob: 6 Feb 1919. Character V.G., Ability: Sat. Paid £5 War Gratuity.

18 Jun 1918 -London Gazette

For Service in Action with Enemy Destroyers off the Belgian Coast on 21 Mar 1918: P.O.1st Class Edward Albert Edward GANDER: O.N., (Service No:) 198304 (Chatham) - Distinguished Service Medal

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