Other names: Stanley Edgar
Locations in this story: Barnet, HertfordshireIwerne Minster, DorsetCheam, SurreyHammersmith, London
Story: Stanley Edgar Saunders was born at Barnet, Hertfordshire on 7th March 1899, the son of Frederick Saunders and Mary J. Saunders. By 1911 the family had moved to Iwerne Minster where Stanley's father was employed as an Estate Carpenter and Stanley was a Hall Boy at Iwerne Minster House. He originally enlisted in the Royal Navy on 27th January 1916 (Service No. J49351) but he was discharged on 9th June 1916 as unfit for service. He re-enlisted on 12th March 1917 and was mobilized on 23rd April 1917, joining the Royal Army Medical Corps as Private (Service No. 112382). He was posted to the 329th (Lowland) Field Ambulance, serving in the UK only. He was discharged on 12th February 1919. No medal records have been found. According to the 1921 Census he had returned to Iwerne Minster House, living in as a Footman. He married Mildred Sutherland at Cheam, Surrey, on 30th March 1936 (he was described as a Butler) and there is possibly one child of the marriage. His death is not confirmed but could have been in Hammersmith, London, in 1967. (No other information can be found).