Talk:Cecil Stanley Sandford

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I wonder did he have a brother F. H. Sandford? First pattern-running torpedoes tested in 1913 were of his design... a Lieut (T), presumably. Tone 20:45, 14 April 2011 (UTC)

Cecil wasn't related to Francis Hugh Sandford, but strangely both were born within a year of each other and both were sons of clergymen, as well as Torpedo specialists. Francis was the older brother of Lieutenant Richard Douglas Sandford, who won the Victoria Cross at Zeebrugge, only to die of typhoid fever just after the war ended. Francis died of blood poisoning in 1926, aged thirty-eight, while serving as Assistant Director of Plans. —Simon Harley 21:01, 14 April 2011 (UTC)

You're outstanding! Tone 00:05, 15 April 2011 (UTC)