Private John Anderson

Highland Light Infantry

Died: Saturday 25 September 1915 (aged 21)

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Record:
ANDERSON, JOHN
Additional information:
Son of Andrew and A. Anderson, of Carnlo, Kinross.
Cemetery:
LOOS MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 108 to 112.
Country:
France

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Corporal John Anderson

Corporal John Anderson 2527A. Unit: C Company, 47th Battalion, 5th Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force. Death: 07 June 1917 Messines Ridge Western Front
CWGC family information: Son of John and Jane Anderson, of Bucklybie, Tara, Oueensland. Native of Shankeston, Patna, Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Anderson Shelter (sectioned)

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Caption: Sir John Anderson announced the Government's revised shelter policy in the House of Commons on 21st December 1938. In addition to the provision of public trench shelters, protection would now be provided for the ordinary citizen in or close to his home, either by the strengthening of …

Oral history

British private trained at Durham Light Infantry Depot, 1931; served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, 1931-1932; served with 2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry in India, Sudan and GB, 1932-1938; served with 2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, France and Belgium, 1939-1940; POW in Germany, …
REEL 1 Background in Sunderland, GB, and St John's, Canada, 1910- 1931: areas of Sunderland where he lived; story of Zeppelin raid during First World War; education; memories of childhood including court appearance; family; effects of First World War; father's service during First World War; poverty …

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British civilian politician served as President of Board of Trade, Minister of State for Middle East and Minister of Production in GB, 1940-1945
REEL 1 Recollections of period as President of Board of Trade, Minister of State for Middle East and Minister of Production in GB, 1940-1945: character of Prime Minister Winston Churchill's timetable and reliance on advisors; his decision to introduce clothing rationing, 1940; question of matching …

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Indian wife of officer in Indian Civil Service 1923-1936

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British family of taxi driver killed in Republican paramilitary attack in Northern Ireland in 1977

BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

The Churchill Coalition Government 11 May 1940 - 23 May 1945: The Churchill Coalition War Cabinet: standing, from left to right, Sir Archibald Sinclair, Mr A V Alexander, Lord Cranborne, Herbert Morrison, Lord Moyne, Captain Margesson and Brendan Bracken. Seated, from left to right, Ernest Bevin, …

BRITISH POLITICAL PERSONALITIES 1936-1945

The Churchill Coalition Government 11 May 1940 - 23 May 1945: Sir John Anderson, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, seated at his desk at the Treasury, the day before he presented the budget.

AIR RAID DAMAGE IN LONDON, 1940

The Prime Minister Mr Winston Churchill (left) and Home Secretary and Minister for Home Security Sir John Anderson (extreme right) inspecting a London bomb crater.

THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45: THE PRIME MINISTER IN GERMANY

Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery talking with Lieut General Simpson, GOC 9th Army and Major General John Anderson, 16th Corps. Behind are General Bradley and Field Marshal Sir A.F. Brooke.

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British NCO served as radar operator with 604 Sqdn RAF in GB including Battle of Britain, 1940
REEL 1: Aspects of training with RAF in GB, 1939-1940: description of training as wireless operator/air gunner at Yatesbury; use of radar and general duties; posted to 604 Sqdr RAF at Gravesend, 1940. Recollections of operations with 604 Sqdr RAF in GB, 1940: description of Blenheim Mk1F and crew; …

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Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Liverpool Blue Coat School Board (WMR 15751)
Location:
Wavertree, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Byrness Church Of England School - WW1 (WMR 33803)
Location:
Byrness, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Alnwick Parish WW1 Book Of Remembrance (WMR 33397)
Location:
Alnwick, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Greenhithe And Swanscombe Royal British Legion Book Of Remembrance (WMR 16433)
Location:
Greenhithe, Kent
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Heaton Presbyterians - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 34538)
Location:
Heaton, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Lindal Church WW1 (WMR 67161)
Location:
Lindal-in-Furness, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Victory Memorial Hall (WMR 3101)
Location:
Temple Sowerby, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Wellington Street Presbyterians (WMR 6374)
Location:
Ballymena, Antrim
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Wellington Street Presbyterians (WMR 6374)
Location:
Ballymena, Antrim
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Glenorchy WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 70797)
Location:
Dalmally, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Selkirk Parish Church - WW2 (WMR 44367)
Location:
Selkirk, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Candlish Bottle Works (LOST) (WMR 71035)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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St Pauls Institute - WW1 (WMR 43355)
Location:
Hartlepool, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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St Francis Church - WW1 (WMR 33801)
Location:
Byrness, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Atherton War Memorial - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 18474)
Location:
Atherton, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Wallasey Village United Reformed Church (WMR 1951)
Location:
Wallasey Village, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Workington Roll of Honour (WMR 62323)
Location:
Workington, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Glenorchy and Innishail (WMR 44605)
Location:
Dalmally, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Dalton (WMR 44112)
Location:
Dalton, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Carsphairn United Free Church - WW1 (WMR 44363)
Location:
Carsphairn, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Torthorwald Parish (WMR 44221)
Location:
Collin, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Torthorwald Parish Church (WMR 44334)
Location:
Torthorwald, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Parish of Kilfinichen and Kilvickeon (WMR 70781)
Location:
Bunessan, Isle of Mull, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Ruthwell Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 13441)
Location:
Ruthwell, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Parish of Hutton Roll of Honour (WMR 76383)
Location:
Hutton, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Yarrow WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 46440)
Location:
Yarrow Feus, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Greenlaw (WMR 76295)
Location:
Greenlaw, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
North United Free Church - WW1 (WMR 44351)
Location:
Newcastleton, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Wilton Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 44388)
Location:
Hawick, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Sprouston WW1 (WMR 78875)
Location:
Sprouston, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Darvel (WMR 13360)
Location:
Darvel, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
St Margarets Parishioners (WMR 44247)
Location:
Hawick, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Hobkirk (Men of Rulewater) (WMR 5657)
Location:
Bonchester Bridge, Borders
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Patna (Original Memorial) (WMR 76665)
Location:
Patna, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Kilmarnock (WMR 5962)
Location:
Kilmarnock, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Ayr Park - Obelisk (WMR 8834)
Location:
Ayr, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Morvern Parish - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 69555)
Location:
Lochaline, Highland
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
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Royal Liver Friendly Society Employees WW1 (WMR 1217)
Location:
Liverpool, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Old Boys of Aberlour Orphanage (WMR 66182)
Location:
Aberlour, Grampian
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Prince Of Wales Own Civil Service Rifles 15th Battalion London Regiment - WW1 Pillar (WMR 2814)
Location:
Strand, Greater London
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Marton (WMR 70189)
Location:
Marton, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
St Saviours Church - WW1 (WMR 26976)
Location:
Retford, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Dunscar (WMR 13231)
Location:
Dunscar, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
East Retford - Cross (WMR 26975)
Location:
East Retford, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Spalding Gardens And Cloister - WW1 (WMR 103)
Location:
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Annan Old Parish Church Roll of Honour WW1 (WMR 71537)
Location:
Annan, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Chester Citizens (WMR 9870)
Location:
Chester, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Kilarrow Parish - WW1 (WMR 57694)
Location:
Bowmore (Isle of Islay), Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Campsie Parish (WMR 5987)
Location:
Lennoxtown, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Anderson, John
Memorial:
Kemnay (WMR 8591)
Location:
Kemnay, Grampian

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Name:
Sergeant J Anderson
Context:
Wounded
Date:
30 Sep 1915
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 9 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. (page 280)
Name:
General Anderson
Context:
other
Date:
20 Sep 1915
Diary:
3 INDIAN (LAHORE) DIVISION: 27 Punjabis (page 7)
Name:
Major Anderson
Context:
other
Date:
23 Sep 1915
Diary:
7 INDIAN (MEERUT) DIVISION: 93 Burma Infantry (page 4)
Name:
General Anderson
Context:
commander
Date:
24 Sep 1915
Diary:
7 INDIAN (MEERUT) DIVISION: 93 Burma Infantry (page 4)
Name:
Captain Anderson
Context:
other
Date:
27 Sep 1915
Diary:
3 INDIAN (LAHORE) DIVISION: 111 Indian Field Ambulance (page 154)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel Anderson
Context:
author
Date:
29 Sep 1915
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 11 Hussars (page 118)
Name:
Captain Anderson
Context:
other
Date:
29 Sep 1915
Diary:
3 INDIAN (LAHORE) DIVISION: 111 Indian Field Ambulance (page 154)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel Anderson
Context:
commander
Date:
30 Sep 1915
Diary:
3 INDIAN (LAHORE) DIVISION: 27 Punjabis (page 13)
Name:
Chaplain F J Anderson
Context:
Date:
22 Sep 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 4 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 154)
Name:
Captain F J Anderson
Context:
other
Date:
24 Sep 1915
Diary:
3 INDIAN (LAHORE) DIVISION: 111 Indian Field Ambulance (page 149)