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Saunders George Albert
3rd Bn. Coldstream Guards
15 september 1917 died of wounds
Son of Albert Edward and Elizabeth Saunders, of Over Norton, Chipping Norton, Oxon
Mendinghem Military Cemetery
Plot VII , Row C , Stone 3
10 september 1917
Joined the 3rd Coldstream Guards in France
Took part in the cautious pursuit of the Germans as they made their strategic withdrawal from the old Somme battlefields to pre-prepared defences on the Hindenburg Line.
The Battalion moved into front line trenches near the town of Elverdinghe
The Germans raided their trenches and Private Saunders was wounded in the attack and died a few days later in hospital.