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Ryde Cemetery

Mr William George Saunders (Petty Officer 1st Class)

Title: Mr
Forenames: William George
Surnames: Saunders
Date of Death: 09/10/1915
Age at Death Years: 53
Grave Type: Marked
Military Rank: Petty Officer 1st Class
Map Reference Number: RSHG 009 A2
Plot Number: Ryde Old Cemetery Section Q Plot 2437a
Grave Description: Stone scroll headstone, stone kerbs with corner posts.

Grave Condition Description: Badly subsided top and becoming overgrown.

Other Information: Served with Royal Navy, on H.M.S. Victory, service number 121054. Information from Commonwealth War Grave Commission website.

Old Website Grave ID: 1091

Inscription:

IN
LOVING MEMORY
OF
WILLIAM GEORGE
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
ELIZABETH SAUNDERS
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
OCTOBER 9TH 1915
AGED 53 YEARS

"FOR EVER WITH THE LORD"

ALSO ELIZABETH SAUNDERS
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED JUNE 13TH 1948
AGED 85 YEARS

Photographs:

Janette Gregson
W G Saunders (May 04)
Photographer: Janette Gregson

Related Documents:

PDF file: 1871 Census; Marriage; Death.
''Entry from the 1871 census and details from the St. Michael's church marriage register, also the death notice from the IW Observer.''

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