KNOX, Edward Marshall

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Rank: Lance Corporal

Year of death: 1918

Date of birth: 1887

Date of death: 27/08/1918

Place of death: Killed in action

Service number: G/92864 formerly G/12440

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers City of London 2nd Battalion

Medals: Victory and British War Medals

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery section L

Where remembered?: Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-Sur-Somme. Ref 11.F.56.
Oliver’s Mount War Memorial
Manor Road Cemetery section L

Biographical Information

Edward Marshall Knox was born in the first quarter of 1887 in Brompton the son of Gibson and Annie E Knox. He was baptised on 13/03 /1887 at the Anglican Church in Brompton by Sawdon. He first appears on the 1891 census aged 4 living at Hungate, Brompton , Scarborough.

In the first quarter of 1916 Edward Marshall Knox married France’s M Cockerill in Scarborough.

He joined the Royal Fusiliers City of London Regiment and was killed in action on 27/08/1918 and was interred in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-Sur-Somme. Ref 11.F.56. He is also commemorated on Oliver’s Mount War Memorial and in Manor Road Cemetery section L. At the time of his death Edwards wife was living at 2, Londesborough Road.

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