Robert Price Saunderson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 23333
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 39
  • Date of Death: 31.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 4A & 4D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: Pitempton, Downfield
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Catherine Saunderson, 458 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Robert Price Saunderson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Price Saunderson

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Robert Price Saunderson   23333   Kings Own Scottish Boarders

Private Robert Price Saunderson, K.O.S.B., eldest son of Mr R. P. Saunderson, Pitempton, Downfield, has been posted as missing.  Private Saunderson is 38 years of age, and was in the employment of Mr S. Bairner, Downfield.  He is very well known in the district.  He was formerly connected with St Luke’s Episcopal Church, and when called up was presented by the church members with a purse of sovereigns.

Dundee People’s Journal 2nd September 1916

SAUNDERSON___In loving memory of our dear son, Pte. R. P. Saunderson, K.O.S.B., who fell in action, on 31st July, 1916.  Inserted by his parents Robert and Mrs P. Saunderson, Pitempton, Downfield.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th August 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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