William Sandberg

Name   William Sandberg

Number    Private/gunner  2333

Battalion   13th Light Horse   2nd Australian Field Artillery

Place of Birth Hudiksvall Sweden and was a naturalized British subject. His place of residence was Leongatha. He arrived in Australia in 1911.

Next of Kin   Mr. J Sandberg Stockholm Sweden

Date and place of enlistment   Leongatha  8/3/1917

Physical details on enlistment.  Age 25 years 1 month

Religion   Church of England

Occupation   Rabbit trapper

Date and place of death   He was killed in action on 26/9/1918

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried at Tincourt British Military Cemetery Picardie France

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He lived in Leongatha

Military History

  • He was Swedish and was naturalized in early 1917
  • He attended a Swedish National School
  • He is not on the Leongatha Memorial Hall Black Marble Honour Roll
  • He gave his home as Leongatha and he did a medical at Korumburra
  • His place of association was given as Yarraville on his circular
  • 9/3/17 He enlisted in Leongatha
  • 21/6/17 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Suevic
  • 26/9/18 He was killed inn action

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