We remember Charles Saunders

We remember Charles Saunders

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
sibling Francis H Saunders Source:8689487 1884
1886
sibling Benjamin P Saunders Source:8689487 1886
1888
birth Lowestoft, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:8689564 Source:8689221 25th January 1888
1891
dates Age 3 Source:8689487 5th April 1891
1891
location 133 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk United Kingdom parents address Source:8689487 5th April 1891
1891
sibling Clifford Saunders Source:8689487 1891
1893
sibling Elsie B Saunders Source:8689487 1893
1894
sibling Ernest Saunders Source:8689232 1894
1896
sibling Albert Saunders Source:8689232 1896
1898
sibling Lilian Saunders Source:8689232 1898
1901
dates Age 13 Source:8689232 31st March 1901
1901
location 133 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk United Kingdom parents address Source:8689232 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 23 Source:8689221 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Bank Clerk Source:8689221 2nd April 1911
1911
location Hermon, Waveney Road, Beccles, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:8689221 2nd April 1911
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3906529 17th July 1915
1915
marriage Alma Calver Source:8689226 1915
1916
death Killed in Action Charles' battalion left the trenches opposite Serre to be met by a hail of bullets and artillery shells. Within minutes, 24 officers and over 500 other ranks had been killed or wounded. Serre France Source:7442537 Source:8860911 Source:9151912 1st July 1916
1916
children Barbara Saunders Source:8860947 1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 13th reserve battalion attached 15th (service) battalion Source:8689217
service British Army Second Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment Source:3906529
service British Army Lance Corporal 23069 Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:3906529
employment Bank Clerk Source:8689217
employment Bank Employee Barclays Bank Great Yarmouth district United Kingdom Source:8955616
employment Bank Employee Barclays Bank Beccles United Kingdom Source:9611977
location Beccles, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:8689217
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D. Source:7442537

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Charles
Initials C
Last Name Saunders
Source 3906529
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
133 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
133 High Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Beccles, Suffolk United Kingdom
Hermon, Waveney Road, Beccles, Suffolk United Kingdom known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 23069 Yorkshire Light Infantry Lance Corporal
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 13th reserve battalion attached 15th (service) battalion Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Barbara Saunders daughter 1916
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Benjamin Saunders father
Maria Rackham mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ernest Saunders brother 1894
Albert Saunders brother 1896
Lilian Saunders sister 1898
Francis H Saunders brother 1884
Benjamin P Saunders brother 1886
Elsie B Saunders sister 1893
Clifford Saunders brother 1891
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alma Calver wife 1915

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Yvonne27542
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Yvonne27542
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Yvonne27542
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Yvonne27542

External Evidence

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National Probate Calendars Yvonne27542
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects Yvonne27542
Barclays Bank Active Service Register Yvonne27542
Baptism Yvonne27542
Photographs of Family Gravestone Yvonne27542
Last letter home Yvonne27542
Barclays Bank published list of Casualties - 1919 Yvonne27542

Multimedia

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Charles Saunders First1803
Thiepval Memorial Yvonne27542
Barclays Bank Eastern Districts Roll of Honour Yvonne27542
War diary entry about his death Edwin110085
Barclays Bank - We Will Remember Them James201
Detail Page from Barclays Bank Book of Remembrance James201
Barclays Bank printed Roll of Honour James201
Original Barclays Bank Memorial James201

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