Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Missing on or since: 30th November 1917; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 40990

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Formerly 2441, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Panel 4.

Cambrai Memorial,






1901   295, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


George was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Alfred Saunders, 30, a Baker & Grocer, born Ipswich.

Anne Saunders (nee Mason), 26, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Lilian Anne Saunders, 6, born Ipswich.

Percy Chandler Saunders, 4, born Ipswich.

Frank Harry Saunders, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   179, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


George was 17 years old, a Draper’s Porter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

George, 40, an Engine Fitter – Engineers & Iron Foundry.

Anne, 36.

Lilian, 16, a Day Girl – Domestic.

Percy, 14, an Errand Boy – Sack Manufacturers.

Frank, 11.

Edna Maud Saunders, 9, born Ipswich.

Gladys Ethel Saunders, 8, born Ipswich.

Herbert Edward Saunders, 5, born Ipswich.

Stanley Arthur Saunders, 2, born Ipswich.

Nora Winifred Saunders, 1, born Ipswich.


 Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:

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