Name:-    Saunders, Edward Robertson MacFarlane (I think this is him)

Nationality:- UK

Age :-    43

Rank:-    Lance Serjeant

Number:-   526

Medal:-   M.M.

Service:-    Army

Regiment / ship:-   1st Bn., Rifle Brigade

Date of death:-    27th September 1918

Cemetery / Memorial:- Newport (St. Woolos) Cemetery, United Kingdom

Area of cemetery / memorial :- 25. “C”. 183

Family information:- Son of John Saunders; husband of Elizabeth Saunders, 27 Tranton Road, Bermondsey, London, England.

Extra information:- Born in Perthshire, Scotland.

If this is the right Edward Saunders, then, according to the 1901 Census, he was born in Dundee. The census details are as follows ….

24 North Ellen Street, St. Andrew, Angus

John M Saunders, head, 54, grocer unemployed, b. Coupar Angus, Perthshire

Elizabeth Saunders, wife, 48, b. Coupar Angus

John Saunders, son, 26, grocer unemployed, b. Dundee, Forfarshire

David M Saunders, son, 20, draper’s assistant, b. Dundee

Edward R M Saunders, son, 20, grocer unemployed, b. Dundee