THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

SAUNDERS, JOHN BAKER

Long Service.

12 years with the Colours.
Attestation Of
No. 6551 – John Baker Saunders – Corps – York and Lancaster.
John Baker Saunders.
Dover, Kent.
Age – 14 years.
Calling – Boy.
 
Next of kin, mother Fanny Saunders, 15, Peter Street, Dover. (Crossed out is St. George’s Cott. Caroline Place, Dover)
Brother, younger, Thomas, 15 Peter Street, Dover.
Sister, younger, Emma, address as above.
 
Inside Sheet.
No. 6551 – J. B. Saunders.
From Whom – Mrs F. Saunders, 15, Peter Street, Dover.
Purport and Date – Enquiring whereabouts of Saunders. 17/6/1913.
 
 
York and Lancaster.
Attested -Boy, 12-7-01.
1st Posted Boy – 28-10-01.
1st Attained the age of 18 years – Private.
Appointed Bandsman – 16-9-04.
Appointed Drummer – 1/11/1903*
1st Reverted – Boy – 15-9-/ 1904*
Appointed Bandsman – 25/7/1908.
Reverted own request – Pte – 28-8-1908.
Appointed unpaid L/Corp – 20- 4-1909.
Appointed Bandsman – u/p. 11-7-1909.
Reverted from bandsman – own request – L/Corp. 26-7-1910.
Appointed paid L/Corp 23-2-1911.
3rd Attached L/Corp – 12-11-1913.
3rd Discharged on termination of engagement – 13-11-1913.
(*omitted from above – J.)
 
 
 Reserve (Special Reservists)
One Years Service.
No. 4657 – J. B. Saunders – York and Lancaster Regiment.
 
John Baker Saunders.
Dover, Kent.
Age – 27 years – 4 months.
Occupation – Musician.


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