Gunner Leslie John Saunders

Royal Field Artillery

Died: Wednesday 3 October 1917 (aged 25)

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Record:
SAUNDERS, LESLIE JOHN
Additional information:
Son of Charles Henry and Florence Ann Saunders, of The Waggon and Horses Hotel, Edgbaston St., Birmingham.
Cemetery:
BIRMINGHAM (YARDLEY) CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
B. 5619.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Gunner Saunders
Context:
combat
Date:
4 Oct 1917
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: `J' Battery Royal Horse Artillery (page 158)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Saunders
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
8 Oct 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Brigade Machine Gun Company (page 549)
Name:
Private W Saunders
Context:
Died
Date:
30 Sep 1917
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 71 Infantry Brigade: 9 Battalion Norfolk Regiment. (page 240)
Name:
Second Lieutenant R H N Saunders
Context:
other
Date:
1 Oct 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment (page 478)
Name:
Major R G F Saunders
Context:
commander
Date:
7 Oct 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (7, 13, 16, 36, Companies A.S.C.). (page 312)