Francis Sainthill Anderson (MC)

Name

Francis Sainthill Anderson (MC)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/08/1918
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Major
Royal Field Artillery
“A” Battery, 15th Brigade

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Cross

Cemetery/Memorial

QUEENS CEMETERY, BUCQUOY
II. B. 10.
France

UK Memorials

Haileybury College Cloister Wall Memorial, Hertford Heath

Pre War

Born on 22 Nov 1894 in Straits Settlement, Penang son of Brig. Gen. Sir Francis James and Lady Frances Alice (O’Gorman) Anderson later of Ballydavid, Rossduff, Waterford, Ireland. Educated at Haileybury College 1909-12 and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.

Wartime Service

Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant in 1915, he served in "N" Battery. Royal Horse Artillery, "The Eagle Troop," as subaltern and Capt. for nearly 3 years. Military Cross (London Gazette 1 Jan 1918).

Killed in action by shell wounds.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Karen Smith - Acting Director of External Relations www.haileybury.com/honour