"SAUNDERS.-On August 17, at Poona, Colonel William, Egerton Saunders, C.B., Royal Army Medical Corps" from Bright's disease, aged 57 years. ,He entered the Service April 1, 1871; was promoted Surgeon March 1st, 1873; Surgeon-Major April 1st.1883; Surgeon-Lieutenant·Colonel April 1st, 1891; Brigade. Surgeon-Lieutenant. Colonel May 1, 1895; and Colonel June 14th, 1899. His war services are as follows: South African War. 1879·1881. Zulu Campaign. Medal. Transvaal Campaign. Operations on the North West Frontier of India,1897-1898. With Tirah Expeitionary Force as Principal Medical Officer Lines of Communication. October. 9th, 1897 to April 6, 1898. Despatches, London Gazette, April 5th, 1898. C.B. Medal with two 'clasps"
Source: Military Health
Just of interest: Bright disease, also called glomerulonephritis or nephritis, inflammation of the structures in the kidney that produce urine: the glomeruli and the nephrons.