Place Names Register Extract

Saunders Street

Extract date: 02/02/2023

Name Saunders
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24645
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 30 September 2014
Locality / Suburb  
  Muirhead
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named in commemoration of Walter Saunders, who was born in Darwin and enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force in 1915 at the age of 26. Walter Saunders served with the 8th Australian Field Ambulance and the 5th Mechanical Transport Company Australian Army Service Corps. Driver Walter Saunders was killed in action by a shell while driving an ambulance car between Fouilloy and Hamelet near Corbie on 4 May 1918. He was buried in the British Section of the communal Cemetery at Daours, Pas du Somme.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
30/09/2014 Date added to the Register
15/10/2014 NTG G41 Date Gazetted
08/07/2015 NTG G27 Extension - Date Gazetted
18/07/2017 Alteration of road name alignment (Certified Plan S2017/032)

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