1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Alfred Ramsden Sands

Contributed by: Patricia Coulson-Wood, on 2008-12-26

Sgt Alfred Ramsden Sands West Yorkshire Regiment
First Name Alfred Ramsden
Surname Sands
Year of Birth 1889
Year of Death 1970
Regiment West Yorkshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire

Alfred Ramsden's Story

My Grandfather was wounded during WWI he suffered shot gun wounds and gassing. He survived the war.

Following WWI my Grandfather became a railway signal box man. He was always in discomfort with his chest, a legacy from the gassing. He was a wonderful man and suffered many heart attacks before he died in 1970.

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