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Ryde Cemetery

Mr Harold Oscar Saunders (Sergeant)

Title: Mr
Forenames: Harold Oscar
Surnames: Saunders
Date of Birth: 01/01/1889
Date of Death: 16/08/1917
Age at Death Years: 27
Military Rank: Sergeant
Map Reference Number: RSHG 041 D2
Plot Number: Ryde New Cemetery Section H Plot 2425
Grave Description: Stepped low headstone with broken Cross on the grave

Grave Condition Description: Fair

Other Information: Sergeant Harold Saunders served with the London Rifle Brigade and is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate Memorial - information from the CWGC Website

Old Website Grave ID: 11248

Inscription:

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
EDWARD G. SAUNDERS
WHO ENTERED INTO REST MARCH 5TH 1897
AGED 47 YEARS

"UNTIL THE DAY BREAK, AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"
"PEACE! PERFECT PEACE! WITH LOVED ONES FAR AWAY?
IN JESUS' KEEPING WE ARE SAFE AND THEY."

AND OF HIS SONS BOTH KILLED IN ACTION.
HAROLD OSCAR,
AUGUST 16TH 1917, AGED 27

PERCY ALBERT,
DECEMBER 14TH 1917, AGED 37

Photographs:

David Earle
H Saunders Jan 2012
Photographer: David Earle
David Earle
H Saunders Jan 2012
Photographer: David Earle

Related Documents:

PDF file: Birth; Census; Death.
''Reference from the IW Registrars birth records, entries from the 1891-1901 census, and the death notice from the IW County Press.''
PDF file: National Probate Calendar

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