1870RI03

Richard Henry Sandoe

1870RI03

  • BIRTH. Aged 3 in 1871, son of William and Mary Ann, born St Clement; aged 11 in 1881; born Truro; aged 25 in 1895; aged 31 in 1901; born around 1868-1870; born around Aug-Sep 1868 (age in army record). Cornwall England. Sources: 1871 and 1881 censuses, army record. Birth confirmed by stepfather’s declaration in 1919.
  • BAPTISM. Baptised 9 Dec 1874 at St Paul’s Truro, son of William, sawyer, and Mary Ann, from Michell Hill; aged 5. Cornwall England. Sources: REG/COPC.
  • CENSUS. St Clement, 2 Apr 1871; son, aged 3; scholar; born St Clement; in father’s household. Cornwall England. Sources: 1871 census index/Ross.
  • CENSUS. Truro 3 Apr 1881; at St Clement; aged 11, son; scholar; born Truro; in father’s household. Cornwall England. Sources: 1881 census index.
  • ARMY. Truro 17 May 1886; enlisted in militia, 3rd batallion DCLI; aged 17y 8m; potter employed by E Venn; unfit for service (poor physique). Cornwall England. Sources: Attestation/FMP/page. This age points to birth around SEP 1868.
  • LAW. Sentenced to 1 month hard labour at Truro petty sessions on 12 Jul 1886 for assaulting a female. Cornwall England. Sources: PRO/HO140,182/FMP/page.
  • LAW. Sentenced to 12 weeks hard labour at Truro petty sessions on 18 Dec 1886 for stealing tools. Cornwall England. Sources: PRO/HO140,182/FMP/page.
  • ARMY. Truro 26 Apr 1887; enlisted in militia, 3rd batallion DCLI; aged 18y 8m; potter employed by E Venn; accepted. Cornwall England. Sources: Attestation/FMP/page. This age points to birth around Aug 1868.
  • ARMY. Bodmin 15 Jul 1887; enlisted for 10 years in DCLI; aged 18y 11m; potter; Wesleyan; next of kin sisters Philippa Sillence and Mary Ann Sandoe. Cornwall England. Sources: Attestation/FMP/page. This age points to birth around Aug 1868.
  • ARMY. Bodmin 18 Oct 1889; posted overseas to East Indies until 24 Oct 1895. Sources: Service record/FMP/page.
  • ARMY. 6 Apr 1894; 2m detention for a felony. Service record/FMP/page.
  • MARR. Aged 25 years, labourer, residing 60 Hastings St, Plymouth, son of William Sandoe deceased sawyer; married Evelina Stanaway 1871EV01; registered Plymouth 1895MAR 5b/427. Devon England. Devon England. Sources: MC, GRO/FreeBMD, Robert Dietze’s declaration. Children: Joseph H 1894JS02, Elsie M 1895EL01.
  • EMIGRATION. Evelina was in Petersham and Marrickville (Sydney, NSW) in 1895 and 1896, their daughter born there in 1895 and died in 1896; living with August Dietze by 1900. Sources: New South Wales BMD Indexes. Evalina remained in NSW with their son Joseph and married August Dietze in 1906.
  • LAW. Fined in December 1896 for game trespass. Cornwall England. Sources: PRO/HO140,182/FMP/page.
  • LAW. Sentenced to 2 months hard labour at Cornwall Quarter Sessions, Bodmin, on 6 Apr 1897 for stealing a bicycle. Cornwall England. Sources: PRO/HO140,182/FMP/page.
  • LAW. Insurance agent, aged 29, sentenced to 6 months hard labour on 5 Apr 1898 at Cornwall Quarter Sessions, Bodmin, for stealing a cow from James Andrew at St Gluvias. Cornwall England. Sources: PRO/HO140,182/FMP/page.
  • ARMY. Bodmin 21 Apr 1898; discharged following a civil conviction on 5 Apr 1898. Cornwall England. Sources: Service record/FMP/page.
  • CENSUS. Richard H; East Stonehouse 31 Mar 1901; High St, rooms over shop; head, aged 31, Forage dealer’s carman; born at Truro; with wife Elizabeth E 22, born Devonport, daughter Evelina A 2. Devon England. Sources: 1901 census/AncestryCom.
  • MARR. Married Elizabeth Emily Borlace 1879EL02; registered Plymouth 1907DEC 5b/596. Devon England. Sources: GRO/FreeBMD. Children: Eveline A 1900EV01, Violet E 1901VI01.
  • CENSUS. Richard Hy Sandow; Plymouth SW; 2 Apr 1911; 2 Harwell St, 3 rooms; head, aged 42, married 12 years, 3 children 1 died; sickiness and accident assurance agent; born at Truro; with wife Elizabeth E 32, daughters Evelina A 12 and Violet E 10, and 1 boarder. Devon England. Sources: 1911 census/FMP/page.
  • DEATH. DCLI Pte 3/6071, registered 1.5652, died in 1915; born at Truro, enlisted at Deptford, resident of Plymouth, a private in the 2nd Bn DCLI, killed in action 23 Apr 1915 at Ypres. Ypres Belgium. Sources: GRO 1914 War deaths, CWGC. Remembered on the Menin Gate memorial at Ypres.

Richard Henry Sandoe's Medal CardRichard Sandoe’s Medal Card.

MENIN GATE, YPRES, BELGIUM. OVER 54,000 NAMES OF SOLDIERS WHO HAVE NO KNOWN FINAL RESTING PLACE ARE ENGRAVED ON THE WALLS OF THE MEMORIAL. EUROPE. THE WW1-1914-1918 CEMETERIES AND MEMORIALS MAINTAINED BY THE COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION. COPYRIGHT PHOTOGRAPH BY BRIAN HARRIS © 2006 0044(0)7808-579804-brianharrisphoto@ntlworld.com OR brian@brianharrisphotographer.co.uk

MENIN GATE, YPRES, BELGIUM.

  • Comments: Son of William 1830WI01 and Mary Ann 1826MY05. Possible birth registrations cf 1869RI01 1869RI02, 1870RI01.  Soldier, labourer, carman, insurance agent.

Updated Nov 2017