Rifleman W Edwards

King's Royal Rifle Corps

Died: Monday 18 September 1916 (aged 18)

Connected records

Record:
EDWARDS,
Additional information:
Son of William and Eleanor Edwards, of 18, Nicholl St., Whiston St., Haggerston, London.
Cemetery:
HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE
Cemetery/memorial reference:
IV. E. 18.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Corporal Edwards
Context:
joined
Date:
16 Sep 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Machine Gun Company (page 50)
Name:
Lieutenant Edwards
Context:
other
Date:
19 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 186)
Name:
Lieutenant Edwards
Context:
other
Date:
23 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 187)
Name:
Brigadier General C B Edwards
Context:
commander
Date:
19 Sep 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 20 Hussars (page 306)