Raymond Robert Sanders (1917 - 1945)

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Raymond Robert Sanders
1917 - 1945
updated November 01, 2019
Raymond Robert Sanders was born in 1917 in Wunghnu, VIC Australia. He was born to William Sanders, with siblings Charles, William, Mary, Harold, Joan, and Elsie. He died on June 11, 1945 in New Guinea at age 28.

re- Burial/Funeral - Disregard the word 'Victoria'. Unable to correct.

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Raymond Robert Sanders Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

Raymond Robert Sanders

First name

Raymond

Middle name

Robert

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

Raymond Sanders was born in in Wunghnu, VIC Australia

Death

Raymond Sanders died on in New Guinea

Cause of death

Killed in action

Burial / Funeral

Lae War Cemetery, HH.B.14., in Lae, Papua New Guinea

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Nationality & Locations Lived

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Religion

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Last Known Residence

Wunghnu, Australia

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Military Service

Private. 2/8th Australian Infantry Battalion. VX136932.

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Raymond Robert Sanders Family Tree

Raymond's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Sanders family tree.

Parents:

William Sanders
1874 - 1929
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Charles Alexander Sanders
1909 - Aug 7, 1927
wunghnu, vic, australia
Mary Jane (Sanders) Butler
1904 - 1984
Bendigo, Australia
Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia
Joan Clara Sanders
1928 - Apr 24, 1930
Numurkah, VIC, Australia
Elsie May Elizabeth Sanders
1912 - 1940
mooroopna, vic, australia
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Raymond's Parents

Raymond Robert Sanders

Parents:

Susan Ann (Piggott) Sanders
1889 - 1969
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia
Charles Alexander Sanders
1909 - Aug 7, 1927
wunghnu, vic, australia
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Raymond's Parents

Unknown parent
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Raymond Robert Sanders

Siblings:

Elsie May Elizabeth Sanders
1912 - 1940
Heidelberg, Australia
Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia
Vera Lilian (Sanders) Smith
Born: Jun 2, 1922

Parents:

Susan Ann (Piggott) Sanders
1889 - 1969
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Joan Clara Sanders
1928 - Apr 24, 1930
Numurkah, VIC, Australia
Elsie May Elizabeth Sanders
1912 - 1940
mooroopna, vic, australia
Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia
Mary Jane (Sanders) Butler
1904 - 1984
Bendigo, Australia
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Raymond's Parents

Raymond Robert Sanders

Parents:

Susan Ann (Piggott) Sanders
1889 - 1969
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Charles Alexander Sanders
1909 - Aug 7, 1927
wunghnu, vic, australia
Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia

Parents:

William Sanders
1874 - 1929
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia
Charles Alexander Sanders
1909 - Aug 7, 1927
wunghnu, vic, australia
Joan Clara Sanders
1928 - Apr 24, 1930
Numurkah, VIC, Australia
Elsie May Elizabeth Sanders
1912 - 1940
mooroopna, vic, australia

Parents:

William Sanders
1874 - 1929
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Charles Alexander Sanders
1909 - Aug 7, 1927
wunghnu, vic, australia
Joan Clara Sanders
1928 - Apr 24, 1930
Numurkah, VIC, Australia
Elsie May Elizabeth Sanders
1912 - 1940
mooroopna, vic, australia
Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia

Parents:

William Sanders
1874 - 1929
ballan, vic, australia
Susan Ann (Piggott) Sanders
1889 - 1969
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia
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Raymond's Parents

Unknown parent
Raymond Robert Sanders

Parents:

William Sanders
1874 - 1929
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia
Elsie May Elizabeth Sanders
1912 - 1940
Heidelberg, Australia
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Raymond's Parents

Unknown parent
Raymond Robert Sanders

Parents:

William Sanders
1874 - 1929
ballan, vic, australia

Siblings:

Harold Arthur Sanders
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 9, 1942
Wunghnu, VIC, Australia

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There were two sons in this family who went to war in the Asia/Pacific Region. Both did not return home.
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1917 - 1945 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Raymond Robert Sanders was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1920, by the time he was only 3 years old, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1921, he was only 4 years old when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1930, when he was merely 13 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1945, in the year of Raymond Robert Sanders's passing, on January 20th, Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in to his fourth term as President of the United States. He died 82 days into his term and his new Vice-President, Harry Truman, became President.

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