Private Horace John Sanders

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

2 Aug 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation



Father's business

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

54 Hastings Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Monchy British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton Reporter , 5th September 1917
Luton War Memorial

Pte Horace John Sanders, 27416, 7th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, was killed in action in France on August 2nd*, 1917, about three months after going to the Front. He had been slightly wounded a few days previously but returned to duty almost immediately.

Horace, aged 29, was the elder son of grocer, farm owner and member of the Luton Board of Guardians John Sanders and his wife Sarah Agnes, of 54 Hastings Street, Luton.

Before joining up, Horace had managed his father's farm at Leagrave. He also attended Wellington Street Baptist Church, Luton, and was on its roll of honour.

[* Two letters from the Front said Horace had been slightly wounded on August 2nd and died in action around August 8th.]

Individual Location

Luton War Memorial

Author: Deejaya

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