We remember Wilfred Edwards

We remember Wilfred Edwards

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
sibling Kate Edwards Source:7933571 1892
1894
birth Norwich United Kingdom Source:1729409 Source:7933571 16th February 1894
1907
employment Tailor Leeds United Kingdom Source:7933571 30th June 1907 - 1st August 1911
1911
employment Collier Waterloo Main Colliery Leeds United Kingdom Source:7933571 30th August 1911 - 1st September 1914
1914
enlistment Leeds United Kingdom Source:7933571 4th September 1914
1915
marriage Belinda Timlin Source:7933571 20th February 1915
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7933571 1st August 1915 - 1st November 1917
1915
hospitalisation Wounded and evacuated to recuperate Hospital/Institution Source:7933571 1st October 1915 - 20th February 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded and returned home Hospital/Institution Source:7933571 1st July 1916 - 30th January 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:7933571 16th August 1917
1917
commission Regular Source:7933571 December 1917
1919
discharge Source:7933571 1st June 1919
1919
employment Various Roles Leeds Gas Department Leeds United Kingdom Source:7933571 30th June 1919 - 1st August 1939
1922
children Winifred Joan Craven Source:7933571 17th May 1922
1939
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7933571 1st July 1939 - 30th November 1945
education General Education Park Lane Council School Leeds United Kingdom Source:7933571
children Valerie Scriven Source:7933571
service British Army Private 13303 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:7933571
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:7933571
service British Army Major 13303 Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:7933571
1972
death Not War Related Leeds United Kingdom Source:7933571 4th January 1972
burial Upper And Lower Wortley Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Leeds United Kingdom Source:7933571

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Wilfred
Initials W
Last Name Edwards
Source 8539985
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 13303 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Private
British Army King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
British Army 13303 Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Winifred Joan Craven daughter 17th May 1922
Valerie Scriven daughter
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kate Edwards sister 1892
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Belinda Timlin wife 20th February 1915

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Becky117596

External Evidence

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Wilfred Edwards VC Edward43379
Wilfred Edwards VC citation, the London Gazette Becky117596
VCs of the First World War, Passchendaele 1917, by Stephen Snelling Becky117596

Multimedia

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Victoria Cross awarded to Edwards Edward43379
Edwards Edward43379
VC Presentation David115535
Private Edwards and Wife David115535
Major Wilfred Edwards VC David115535
Sketch - Wilfred Edwards VC David115535
Wilfred Edwards Memorial stone Stephen82452
Private Wilfred Edwards Yvonne27542

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