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Samuel Archie SAUNDERS

Regimental number6831
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPulteney Street Public School, South Australia
OccupationFitter and motor mechanic
Address23 Third Avenue, St Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs R Saunders, 23 Third Avenue, St Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentMotor Transport Driver
Unit name301st Company (Mechanical Transport), 8th Army Service Corps (17th Divisional Ammunition Column), 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/98/2
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 139), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rachel SAUNDERS, 2 Kintore Avenue, Prospect, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia

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