Frank William Saunders

Biography of Frank William Saunders

Frank William Saunders
Frank William Saunders

Frank William Saunders was born on the 1st July 1881 in Kingarth, Isle of Bute. He followed his father John's footsteps in becoming a minister, graduating MA in 1902 and BD in 1905. He had previously attended Rothesay Acadamy. While at Glasgow he studied a number of subjects including Latin, Greek, Moral Philosophy, Maths, English, Divinity, Church History and Biblical Criticism. He was awarded several class prizes for his studies pertaining to his Bachelor of Divinity.

He became minister of Anwoth Church in 1907 and married Katherine Helen Meiklejohn shortly afterwards. They had three children.

Frank joined up in November 1915 as part of "Kitchener's Army". You can read more about his war history here.


Frank William Saunders
Born 1 August 1881.
Died August 1918.
University Link: Graduate
GU Degrees: MA, 1902; BD, 1905;
Occupation categories: lieutenant; ministers
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
Record last updated: 21st Aug 2019

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