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VC665   Arthur Frederick Saunders

BORN   23 April 1878

DIED   30 July 1947   AGE   69

VC Won   26 September 1915   AGE   37

Place VC Won   East of Loos, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Arthur Frederick Saunders   No.   3/10133   

VC Issue No.   665   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Suffolk Regiment, 9th (Service) Battalion


Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   St John's Parish, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Ipswich Crematorium (Old Cemetery), Cemetery Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Cremated   Ipswich Crematorium (Old Cemetery), Cemetery Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Date Buried/Cremated   5 August 1947

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   August Lawn, Garden of Rest (closed in 1975, now situated in front of Temple of Remembrance)

Gazetted   30 March 1916

VC Presented   27 June 1916, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Panel at Temple of Remembrance (panel D-64), Ipswich Crematorium, Suffolk

Saunders mews, Ipswich, Suffolk

Blue plaque, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich, Suffolk

By The Way…

He served 15 years in the Royal Navy before the war

VC Held By

Suffolk Regimental Museum, The Keep, Gibraltar Barracks, Out Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England



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