EDWARDS, William Henry

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Rank: Private

Year of death: 1918

Date of birth: 16.7.1898

Date of death: 28.7.1918

Place of death:

Service number: TR/82269, subsequently changed to 52257

Regiment: Training Reserve 90th Battalion followed by 2/5 West York Regiment, Prince of Wales Own

Medals:

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Section O. Recorded on parents’ grave

Where remembered?:
Buried in CWGC, Marfaux British Cemetery, France, Plot V.F.13
Parents’ grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Section O

Biographical Information

Baptised: 24.8.1898, Christchurch (St Mary’s), Scarborough
Parents, Matthew (Hotel Bus Driver) & Hannah Edwards of 1 Rutland Terrace (1911 census).
Siblings: John, Mildred, Harriet
Army Attestation: William living at 34 Blenheim Terrace, Scarborough, joined up 17.7.1916

Inscription

In loving memory of/MATTHEW/beloved husband of HANNAH EDWARDS/died Aug 30 1928/aged 66 years/also of HANNAH/beloved wife of the above/who died May 1 1931/aged 67 years/also of/Pte. WILLIAM HENRY EDWARDS/2/5th West York Regt/youngest son of the above/killed in action July 28 1918/aged 20/buried in Marfaux British Cemetery/France/DAISY/died in infancy.

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