4th Battalion, Royal Garrison Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
30/06/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Patrick Joseph Sands was the son of James and Catherine Sands. Patrick Joseph Sands was born on 3rd March 1887. He was one of nine children, all born in Dungannon. The family lived at Mullaghanagh on the outskirts of Dungannon. His father was a farm labourer. Gunner Patrick Joseph Sands was serving with the 4th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery when he died of wounds on 30th June 1917.
Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The Cemetery lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.