Ernest George Saunders

Memorial: Warmley - Memorial Gardens - Stanley Road

Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 41434

Parents: Ernest and Elizabeth (or Eliza) Saunders (nee Nott)

Marital status: Single

Home address: 2 Cann Lane, North Common, Warmley, Bristol in July 1898

Pre-war occupation: Scholar

Date of birth: 1898

Date of death: 29/03/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: No Known Grave – Commemorated Poziers Memorial, France

Age: 19

Further information:

Ernest's grandparents George and Elizabeth Nott, lived in Cann Lane from 1871, and by the time of the 1911 Census, Ernest's parents were living there with their seven children. Elizabeth Nott then a widow, was the head of the household and the only other occupant. Ernest was born in 1898 (3rd Quarter) and baptised in Warmley, Bristol.

Ernest served with the 1st Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers and was reported missing from the 21st March 1918 assumed Killed in Action.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.