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Reginald Jacob SAUNDERS

Regimental number915
Place of birthPidford House, Rookley, Isle of Wight, England
SchoolWroxall Board School and Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
AddressMitchells River, Manning River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMrs F J Saunders, Heritage Farm, Whitewall Isle of Wight, England
Enlistment date4 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24.8
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 20), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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