Ernest George Saunders
Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
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
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.