Private John Sanderson, 2nd Royal Scots, was born in Penicuik in 1886. The family later moved to Dalmeny then Queensferry. John was killed in action on 22nd July 1916 aged 30, during the Battle of Delvile Wood, a phase of the Battle of the Somme. He is commemorated on Panel Ref: Pier & Face 6D & 7D. -Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
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