Norton George Saunders1

M, #2818, b. 25 Oct 1897, d. Dec 1972
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FatherAlbert Edward Saunders1 b. between 3 Apr 1870 and 1 Apr 1872, d. before 21 Dec 1938
MotherAdelaide Ellen Rose1 b. between 3 Apr 1866 and 1 Apr 1868, d. before 19 Aug 1943
     Norton George Saunders was born on 25 Oct 1897.2 He was the son of Albert Edward Saunders and Adelaide Ellen Rose.1 Norton George Saunders was born on 25 Oct 1898.3 The marriage of Norton George Saunders and Dorothy R Stoter was registered in the Dec 1930 quarter in the Woodbridge registration district.4 As of 15 Oct 1938, Norton George Saunders and Dorothy R Stoter lived at 5 Council Houses, Debenham, Suffolk, England.5 As of 7 May 1945, Norton George Saunders and Dorothy R Stoter lived at 5 Council Houses, Debenham, Suffolk, England.6,7 Norton's death was registered in the Dec 1972 quarter in the Deben registration district.2

Child of Norton George Saunders and Dorothy R Stoter

  • Frank N Saunders12

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
31 Mar 1901Albert Edward SaundersNorton George Saunders was listed as a member of the household of Albert Edward Saunders in the 1901 census in Mill House, Badingham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Adelaide Ellen Rose, Alice Ann Saunders and Edward Alfred Saunders.8
2 Apr 1911Albert Edward SaundersNorton George Saunders was listed as a member of the household of Albert Edward Saunders in the 1911 census in Low Road, Badingham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Adelaide Ellen Rose, Alice Ann Saunders and Edward Alfred Saunders.1
29 Sep 1939Norton George SaundersHe was listed as head of household in the 1939 Register in 5 Council House, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Dorothy R Stoter and Frank N Saunders 1 other person in this household at the time the 1939 Register was taken.3

Military History

  • Between 1914 and 1920 Norton George Saunders was a Private, Serial Number M2/227629 and served in the Royal Army Service Corps.9
  • In 1919 Norton was awarded the British War Medal.10
  • In 1919 Norton was awarded the Victory Medal.10
  • Between 1940 and 1945 Norton George Saunders was a Private in Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Unit, in the Debenham Patrol.11

Occupation

DateOccupation
29 Sep 1939Omnibus Driver3
between 1940 and 1945Bus Driver11
Last Edited=10 Mar 2016

Citations

  1. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10738; Schedule Number: 33."
  2. [S17] General Record Office Indexes to Deaths, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Dec 1972 Deben 4b 2434."
  3. [S624] Unknown record type for unknown location, 29th September, 1939 (The National Archives, RG 101) "unknown cd."
  4. [S12] General Record Office Indexes to Marriages, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Dec 1930 Woodbridge 4a 2629."
  5. [S229] Unknown record type for unknown location, 1938/39 (Suffolk Record Office, 170/114) "unknown cd."
  6. [S288] Unknown compiler, compiler, East Suffolk Woodbridge Division, Register Of Electors - May 1945 (n.p.: n.pub., May 1945), Parish of Debenham, Civilian Residence Register. Hereinafter cited as Register Of Electors - May 1945.
  7. [S228] Unknown record type for unknown location, May 1945 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown repository reference) "unknown cd."
  8. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG13; Piece: 1767; Folio: 19; Page: 15."
  9. [S283] Medal Card of Norton G Saunders, Royal Army Service Corps, 1914-1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "unknown cd."
  10. [S283] Medal Card of Norton G Saunders, Royal Army Service Corps, 1914-1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll RASC/101 B 166 Page 16914."
  11. [S282] Evelyn Simak & Adrian Pye, Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units In Norfolk & Suffolk (n.p.: Lavenham Press Limited, 2013). Hereinafter cited as Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units In Norfolk & Suffolk.
  12. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Mar 1934 Ipswich 4a 1482."