Abner Edwin Sanders

Herbert Selby

Charles Sellors

John Shaw

Harry Shepherd

John Cecil Shipway

John William Simpson

Frank Sims

Frederick Skidmore

Percival Henry Slater

William Slater

Gerald Smith

John Alfred Smith

Charles Spencer

Charles Edgar Spencer

George Charles Spencer

William Arthur Spencer

William Henry Spencer

William Henry Spendlove

Eric William Parker Stamper

Thomas Stephenson

Albert Edward Stevens

Samuel Arthur Stone

Charles Stone

George William Stone

Frederick Street

Anthony Herbert Strutt

William Albert Sunderland

Arthur Swindall

James Swinscoe

Ernest Taylor

George William Taylor

Joseph Taylor

Herbert Throw

John Arthur Tomlinson

Arthur Tomlinson

George Topham

John Wilfred Topham

Thomas Turner

Private 7429

William Albert Sunderland

2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment

Killed in action at Bois Grenier (a diversionary attack coinciding with the Battle of Loos) on Sunday 25th October 1914 aged 28.

Burial Place

William has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial Comines-Warrenton, Hainaut Belgium, which commemorates more than 11,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom who died in this sector during the First World War and have no known grave.




Born in Ripley, Derbyshire in 1886 William, had six brothers and sisters. He was a regular with the Yorks & Lancaster Regiment having enlisted at the age of 18. After this stint in the army, he worked at Wingfield Pit. He married Rachael Harby, a Belper girl in 1909. Their first children Olivia was born in April 1910. They eventually moved to Far Laund in Belper.

As a reservist, William was recalled to his regiment at the very start of the War. At this time Rachael was pregnant with their second child Ruby, who was born in early 1915. Ruby never met her father.


Prior to enlisting William worked at Wingfield Manor pit.

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