Gandy, John –

Son of Mrs. Gandy, and the late Mr. Gandy, of 25, Bolton Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly of the Lancashire Fusiliers, served in the South African Campaign. His father served in the Scots Guards during the Crimean War and was present at the siege and capture of Sebastopol.

Personal details

  • Surname: Gandy
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 12392
  • Regiment: Leicestershire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: D.C.M.


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/02/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c*

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