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William Edward SAUNDERS

Regimental number2421
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressFrederick Street, Albany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E H Saunders, Frederick Street, Albany, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Casualty Clearing Station
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 37), Vlamertinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Bertha SAUNDERS, "Ercildoune", Frederick Street, Albany, Western Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia

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