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Family NameSaunders
Christian NamesFrank
Date of Birth12/2/1893
Date of Death6/24/1972 12:00:00 AM
Additional NotesMarried: Sep 1918
Date of Marriage 
Who they marriedDorothy Ermintrude Bull
Got Married at St Marys Church Carisbrooke
ChildrenFather to Ena, Iris and Clive.
AddressNo. 5 High Street, Carisbrooke (which became No.30 after renumbering) / 28 High Street. Carisbrooke
Brief Service DescriptionIsle of Wight Rifles - enlisted 1 June 1912, discharged 28 April 1916.
Rank Army - A - Private
Service Number81135
Service DetailIsle of Wight Rifles No 8/1135 Attached to the 163rd Brigade in the 54th East Anglian Division, as part of the reinforcements in the Battle of Gallipoli. Egypt, to support the defences of the Suez Canal. 1916: Palestine as part of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force at the beginning of the ‘Sinai and Palestine Campaign’.
AwardsCampaign medals: 1914 - 1915 Star Medal, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. Silver War Badge.
killed In Action?
Detail of How they Died 
SourcesNational Archives. Forces War Records.
researchersStephen Bull / 2015
Date Of ResearchApr 2015
Is School Report?
Area Carisbrooke
Place of Birth Carisbrooke District
Mother's Name
Father's Name
School Blank
Which Service? Army
Where were they commemorated? Blank

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