SAUNDERS, Walter Henry
(Service number 38984)
|First Rank||Lance Sergeant||Last Rank|
|Date||23 August 1896||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Studholme Junction|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Edwin SAUNDERS (father), Studholme Junction|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||22nd Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||16 February 1917|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||3 September 1976||Age||80 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Masterton Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||Block D, Row 2|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Walter Henry Saunders, born on 23 August 1896 at Waimate, was the eldest son of Edwin Lewis and Mary Ann (née Maberley) Saunders.He married anetta Overi Hornblow on 6 September 1922.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [01 February 2018]; NX BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [01 February 2018]; Masterton Cemetery headstone transcription (NZSG cemetery records) [01 February 2018]
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