Rifleman Frederick Saunders

Date of Birth 27 September 1893
Age at Death 21
Date of Death 20 June 1915
Service Number 5/288
Military Service 4th Battalion Rifle Brigade
Merton Address Smith's Building, Commonside East
Local Memorial St. Mark's Church, Mitcham

Additional Information

Frederick was born in Bermondsey on 27 September 1893.
His mother Caroline married Alfred Green in 1901 and for a short while Frederick took his step father’s surname. He attended Bermondsey Polytechnic for Boys between September 1907 and December 1908 as Frederick Green.
By the 1911 census he had reverted to Saunders and was living with his mother and step father in the Smith’s Building, Commonside East, Mitcham.
He enlisted at Finsbury, Middlesex as a Private/Rifleman in the 4th Battalion of the Rifle Brigade number 5/288 and was killed in action on 20 June 1915.


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