Story: Sanderson, Ernest Valentine

Captain Sanderson

Captain Sanderson

Val Sanderson claimed to be under 45 so he could enlist for the First World War. He served only briefly in Egypt before being discharged due to illness, but was afterwards generally referred to as Captain Sanderson.

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Ross Galbreath. 'Sanderson, Ernest Valentine', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2023)