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Sangan, P E

Ecoivres Military Cemetery

Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St-Elois
(Picture courtesy of Mike & Rosemarie Thomas)

The son of Jean and Alexandrine Sangan (nee Vigot) of Providence Street, St Helier, Jersey

Killed in action, aged 33 years.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 21 June 1916

Roll of Honour. In the list of casualties published in Monday's Daily Mail appears the name of 44587 Sergeant P E Sangan (Yeomanry). This NCO, who has been killed in action, was born at St Marys, Jersey.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 13 July 1916

Roll of Honour. Mr J Sangan of Providence Street has received notification that his son, Sergeant Peter Edward Sangan of the Royal Field Artillery, was killed in action on 21 May. Sergeant Sangan, who was a native of this Island, was at one time employed by the Chronique de Jersey and also by Le Riches Ltd. He was 33 and enlisted in the Royal Artillery some years ago. He completed his service in 1913 but on the outbreak of war rejoined the Colours. After four months at the Front he was sent to hospital in England and later was appointed Instructor to the New Army. He returned to the Western Front during August of last year. The relatives have our sincere sympathy in their bereavement.



Commemorated on
St Mary's Parish Memorial, Jersey
St John's Parish Memorial, Guernsey
St Peter Port Parish Memorial, Guernsey
Bailiwick Memorial, St Peter Port, Guernsey

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record

Peter Edward Sangan

Sergeant Peter Edward Sangan
"C" Battery, 102nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Peter Edward Sangan


Courtesy of Guernsey Press and the Priaulx Library