View from Gold Hill, Shaftesbury

Frederick George Saunders

Surname: Saunders
Other names: Frederick George
Other people in this story:
Henry Saunders
Jane Saunders née Legg
Ethel Kate Munday
Locations in this story:
Wareham, Dorset
Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Hammersmith, London
Wimbledon, Surrey

Frederick George Saunders was born in Wareham, Dorset on 25th October 1885 and baptised there on 31st January 1886 the son of Henry Saunders and Jane Saunders (née Legg).  He spent his early years in Wareham but, by 1911, had moved to 20 Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset.   He married Ethel Kate Munday on 25 Dec 1915 in Shaftesbury.   He enlisted with the Army Service Corps rising to the rank of Sergeant (Service No. M2/150045).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War medals.  He returned to Shaftesbury living at 94 St. James Street but by the 1921 Census he had moved to 28 Palmerston Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, where he was described as a Motor Mechanic and the 1939 Register shows he had moved to 23 Anley Road, Hammersmith, London, and was working as an Engine Fitter.  No record of his death has been found.


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