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William Anderson Lamond

Male 1896 - 1944


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  • Born  6 Jun 1896  12 Fore Street, Coupar Angus, Perthshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Adopted  Foster-son of Mr. and Mrs. William McDonald, of Coupar Angus, Perthshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Resided  Angus Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1927  Baker Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  28 Jan 1944  Orvieto in Italy, bridge he was on while a POW was bombed by the Allies Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I0196  The Bird Tree
    Last Modified  10 May 2013 

    Father  William Anderson,   b. May 1877, Dundee, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1925 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Margaret Lamond,   b. 30 May 1880, St Martins, Perthshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1950, Causeway End, Coupar Angus Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F061  Group Sheet

    Family  Annie Walker Spence,   b. 29 Jan 1905, The Cottage, Craggish, Comrie, Perthshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1985 
    Married  31 Dec 1925  Wylie & someone's Tea Rooms, King Street, Crieff Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Annie Walker Anderson,   b. 28 Sep 1926, Auchterrarder Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2012
     2. William John Spence Anderson,   b. 23 Sep 1927, Craiglea, Drummond Street, Comrie, Perthshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 2006, Royal Infirmary, Perth Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Dennis John Anderson,   b. 8 Oct 1929, Comrie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 2011
     4. Olive Constance Clark Anderson,   b. 31 Mar 1931, Comrie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1990
     5. Living
     6. Living
    Family ID  F009  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    William Anderson Lamond (1896 - 1944)
    William Anderson Lamond (1896 - 1944)
    The birth of the bastard who would die a hero.
    William Anderson (1896 - 1944)
    William Anderson (1896 - 1944)
    The 1901 census.
    William Anderson (1896 - 1944)
    William Anderson (1896 - 1944)
    The full WW1 service record in PDF.
    The Anderson Clan in about 1930
    The Anderson Clan in about 1930
    (left to right adults) Great grandpa Spence from Ireland, Granny Spence and husband William of Tobruk, Ann Walker and great grannie Sandeman. Billy and Nancy on their parents knees.
    Dunbars the Bakers (1938)
    Dunbars the Bakers (1938)
    Advert for the bakers where Bill Anderson was apprentice baker.
    Edinburgh Castle
    Edinburgh Castle
    Taken during a visit to Scotland.
    Casualty Card
    Casualty Card
    The casualty card from WW2 of my grandfather, William Anderson.
    The National Archives file
    The National Archives file
    I obtained the file from the National Archives containing information about the terrible friendly fire incident.

    Histories

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    World War 2
    World War 2
    These relatives gave their lives for their country and are remembered
    My Father was a Baker
    My Father was a Baker
    by Joan Comrie - July 1990 - about her father, Bill Anderson, who died on a train going over a bridge in Italy with hundreds of other POW’s on 28th January 1944.
    Bill Anderson - his childhood
    Bill Anderson - his childhood
    The story of William Anderson's unsettled early years where he began life as a bastard ...... and died a hero.
    Bill Anderson - the Great War
    Bill Anderson - the Great War
    Continuing his story and finding out about his service during WW1.
    Bill Anderson - with the original ending
    Bill Anderson - with the original ending
    The photo of the Anderson Clan was taken in about 1930 and includes (centre) Bill Anderson.
    Bill Anderson - the incredible story
    Bill Anderson - the incredible story
    Having found him commemorated on the CWGC memorial at Alamein and his death certificate confirming him dying a POW in North Africa, it looked pretty well cut and dried.
    Tobruk
    Tobruk
    A lot has been written about these battles but little did I know at the time but I had relatives from both my adopted and birth families taking part.
    Bill Anderson - unbelievable but true
    Bill Anderson - unbelievable but true
    How a memo from Churchill to Roosevelt about a bridge in Orvietto, connected to my grandfather who was being transported to Germany.