We remember Sydney Edwards

We remember Sydney Edwards

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Timeline

Timeline

birth Leek Wootton, Warwick United Kingdom Source:9353696
1887
sibling Frances M Barnett Source:9353728 1887
1888
sibling Isabel V Irons Source:9353728 1888
1889
sibling Frank Edwards Source:9353728 1889
1891
sibling Arthur Edwards Source:9353728 1891
1893
sibling Margaret Edwards Source:9353728 1893
1902
sibling Doris Edwards Source:9353728 1902
1905
sibling Maurice V Edwards Source:9353728 1905
1914
dates Age 20 Source:9353696 5th September 1914
1914
enlistment Winchester United Kingdom Source:9353706 6th September 1914
1914
employment Footman Source:9353696 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9353713 21st July 1915 - 6th March 1917
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal King's Royal Rifles Source:9353706 14th March 1916
1916
hospitalisation Gun shot wound, left leg Hospital/Institution Source:9353713 1st September 1916
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal R/3049 10th Battalion Source:9353677 6th March 1917
1917
dates Age 22 Source:9353677 6th March 1917
1917
location The Avenue, Leek Wootton, Warwick United Kingdom parents address Source:9353677 6th March 1917
service British Army King's Royal Rifles Source:9353257
service British Army Private R 3049 King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:1728046
1917
death Died of wounds France Source:9353677 Source:9353706 6th March 1917
burial St Sever Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Rouen France Source:9353677

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Sydney
Initials S
Last Name Edwards
Source 1728046
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
The Avenue, Leek Wootton, Warwick United Kingdom parents address known 6th March 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army R 3049 King's Royal Rifle Corps Private
British Army King's Royal Rifles
British Army R/3049 10th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army King's Royal Rifles Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Edwards father
Elizabeth E mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur Edwards brother 1891
Frank Edwards brother 1889
Maurice V Edwards brother 1905
Isabel V Irons sister 1888
Frances M Barnett sister 1887
Margaret Edwards sister 1893
Doris Edwards sister 1902
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Hazel Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-05 5'6"

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British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920 Lesley91226
Sydney Edwards with two of his brothers Lesley91226
CWGC Certificate for Sydney Edwards Lesley91226
Grave of Sydney Edwards Lesley91226
British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920 Lesley91226
British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920 Lesley91226
British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920 Lesley91226
British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920 Lesley91226
British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920 Lesley91226

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