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Anderson, Alexander Vass "Sandy"

Date of birth:
November 17th, 1895 (Stonehaven/Kincardineshire, Scotland)
Date of death:
October 17th, 1963 (St Martin/Jersey, United Kingdom)
Service number:
17247
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Rank:
Captain
Unit:
2nd Queen Victoria's Own Sappers and Miners, British Indian Army.
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1923
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Major-General
Unit:
Civil Affairs, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 16th, 1947
Legion of Merit - Officer (LoM - O)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Civil Affairs, War Office, British Government
Awarded on:
May 14th, 1948

Royal Decree no. 34, dd. 13-2-1947. With swords
Grootofficier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.2)
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
June 9th, 1949
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)

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