Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1895, Edmonton, London.

Died: 19th July 1917; age 22; KiA – shell.

Joined up when war broke out – Suffolk Cyclists. Received his commission in October, 1915, in the Northern Cyclists.

Date of Entry Therein: October 1916.


Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Regiment: Northern Cyclist Battalion, 2nd/1st attached. 1st/8th Battalion. London Regiment (Post Office Rifles).


Grave Reference:


Oak Dump Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Gertrude Sanders, of 16, Russell Road, Ipswich.




1901   17, Burlington Road, Ipswich.


George was 5 years old and living with his parents & sister.

(Tom) Thomas Sanders, 35, a Grocer’s Agent, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Constance Sanders (nee Barns), 27, born Finsbury Park, London.

Phyllis Francis A. Sanders, 3, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.


1911   16, Russell Road, Ipswich.


George was 15 years old, a Clerk – Traveller. He was living with his parents & sister.

Thomas, 45, a Commercial Traveller – Grocery.

Gertrude, 37.

Phyllis, 13.

1 general domestic servant.


George attended Ipswich Grammar School.


Probate to Thomas Sanders – father, a commercial traveller.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich and Ipswich School Memorial.

Northgate High School Memorial. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


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