(Service number 2/748)

First Rank Private or Driver Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment R.N.Z.A. Depot, Wellington
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin C. SAUNDERS (father), Orari, Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 16 October 1014
Transport Arawa or Limerick
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 July 1971 Age 80 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park, timaru, Crematorium
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Charles and Mary (nee ELDER) SAUNDERS. Arrived at Egypt on 3 December 1914. Military Medal.


Cenotaph Database [24 May 2015]; Timaru Herald, 28 July 1971 (Timaru District Library) [25 May 2015]

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