We remember Edmund Charles Blunden

We remember Edmund Charles Blunden

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Tottenham Court Road, London United Kingdom Source:8589382 Source:8617044 1st November 1896
1898
sibling Charlotte Margaret Blunden Source:8589385 1898
1898
location Framfield, East Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:8617047 1898 - 1900
1900
location Yalding, Kent United Kingdom parents address Source:8589385 January 1900 - 1909
1900
sibling Gilbert Alfred Blunden Source:8589385 1900
1901
dates Age 4 Source:8589382 April 1901
1901
sibling Phyllis Maude Blunden Source:8589385 1901
1902
sibling Lancelot Henry Blunden Source:8589385 1902
1904
sibling Geoffrey Edwin Blunden Source:8589385 1904
1905
education Yalding school Yalding, Kent United Kingdom Source:8589602 1905 - 1909
1906
sibling Annie Edith Blunden Source:8589385 1906
1909
sibling Frances Mary Blunden Source:8589385 1909
1909
education Christ's Hospital School Horsham, Sussex United Kingdom Source:8617044 1909 - 1914
1909
location Christ's Hospital School, Horsham, Sussex United Kingdom school/college address Source:8589393 October 1909 - July 1915
1910
sibling Hubert John Blunden Source:8589385 1910
1911
dates Age 14 Source:8589382 April 1911
1915
enlistment Chichester United Kingdom Source:8589602 August 1915
1915
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment Source:8589586 2nd September 1915 - May 1916
1915
commission Temporary Source:8524810 2nd September 1915
1915
dates Age 18 Source:8589382 September 1915
1916
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Battalion Source:8589586 May 1916 - 4th September 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8589602 May 1916 - 1918
1916
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Battalion Source:8589586 4th September 1916 - 17th February 1919
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8589575 26th January 1917
1918
marriage Mary Ann Daines Source:8591447 April 1918 - 1931
1919
children Joy D Blunden Source:8591532 July 1919
1920
location London United Kingdom their own address Source:8589602 1920 - 1924
1920
employment Journalist Athenaeum Magazine London United Kingdom Source:8589602 1920 - 1924
1920
children Clare Blunden Source:8591534 29th October 1920
1922
children John Blunden Source:8591534 December 1922
1924
location Tokio Imperial University Japan away from home address Source:8617163 March 1924 - 1927
1924
employment Professor Tokyo Imperial University Tokyo Japan Source:8589602 April 1924 - April 1927
1927
location Clare, Suffolk United Kingdom their own address Source:8589602 1927 - 1931
1931
location Oxford United Kingdom their own address Source:8589602 1931 - 1947
1933
marriage Sylva Hermine Norman Nahabedian Source:8591520 5th July 1933 - February 1945
1945
marriage Claire Margaret Poynting Source:8589602 May 1945
1946
children Margaret Ursula Blunden Source:8617382 March 1946
1947
location British Liaison Mission, Tokyo Japan away from home address Source:8591534 1947 - March 1950
1948
children Lucy Elizabeth Blunden Source:8617376 2nd April 1948
1950
children Frances Blunden Source:8617376 18th January 1950
1954
location Hong Kong China away from home address Source:8591534 1954 - 1964
1956
children Catherine Blunden Source:8617382 1956
1964
location Long Melford, Suffolk United Kingdom their own address Source:8591534 1964 - 20th January 1974
burial Holy Trinity Church Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Long Melford, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:8589382
1974
dates Age 77 Source:8589382 20th January 1974
1974
death Not War Related He died of a heart attack at his home and is buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford Long Melford, Suffolk United Kingdom Source:8589382 20th January 1974

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edmund Charles
Initials EC
Last Name Blunden,
Source 8589575
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
British Liaison Mission, Tokyo Japan away from home address 1947 - March 1950
Christ's Hospital School, Horsham, Sussex United Kingdom school/college address October 1909 - July 1915
Clare, Suffolk United Kingdom their own address 1927 - 1931
Framfield, East Sussex United Kingdom parents address 1898 - 1900
Hong Kong China away from home address 1954 - 1964
London United Kingdom their own address 1920 - 1924
Long Melford, Suffolk United Kingdom their own address 1964 - 20th January 1974
Oxford United Kingdom their own address 1931 - 1947
Tokio Imperial University Japan away from home address March 1924 - 1927
Yalding, Kent United Kingdom parents address January 1900 - 1909
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Battalion Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Battalion Temporary Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Joy D Blunden daughter July 1919
Clare Blunden daughter 29th October 1920
John Blunden son December 1922
Lucy Elizabeth Blunden daughter 2nd April 1948
Frances Blunden daughter 18th January 1950
Margaret Ursula Blunden daughter March 1946
Catherine Blunden daughter 1956
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Edward Blunden father
Georgina Margaret Tyler mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charlotte Margaret Blunden sister 1898
Gilbert Alfred Blunden brother 1900
Phyllis Maude Blunden sister 1901
Lancelot Henry Blunden brother 1902
Geoffrey Edwin Blunden brother 1904
Annie Edith Blunden sister 1906
Frances Mary Blunden sister 1909
Hubert John Blunden brother 1910
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Claire Margaret Poynting wife May 1945
Mary Ann Daines wife April 1918
Sylva Hermine Norman Nahabedian wife 5th July 1933

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Official Records

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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ann39898
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Mara60295
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Mara60295
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Mara60295
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England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Mara60295
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Mara60295

External Evidence

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Commissioned as 2nd Lt - London Gazette Fife3190
Undertones of War Mara60295
London Gazette - M.C. Mara60295
London Gazette - Promoted Temp. Lieutenant Mara60295
Wikipedia Mara60295
Edmund Blunden dot Org Mara60295
Yalding History Mara60295
Edmund Blunden and Frank Worley Mara60295
Edmund Blunden, by Jason James Mara60295
Undertones of War - link to full book Kristen1288
Blunden's poem "Festubert, 1916" Connie110407

Multimedia

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Portrait Mara60295
Commission Mara60295
Promotion to Temp Lieutenant Mara60295
Christ's Hospital School Mara60295
Marriage Certificate of Parents Mara60295
Tottenham Court Road Mara60295
Edmund and his siblings Mara60295
Framfield Mara60295
Cricket club in Christ's Hospital School Mara60295
Edmund and fellow officers Mara60295
Marie and Edmund Mara60295
Claire and Edmund Mara60295
Edmund Blunden in Japan Mara60295
Edward and Marie Mara60295
Edmund and Marie Mara60295
Clare Suffolk Mara60295
Merton Mara60295
Review of We'll Shift Our Ground Mara60295
Edward Blunden's Grave Mara60295
To Joy Mara60295
Newspaper announcement Mara60295
Margaret Blunden Mara60295
Inscription Mara60295
Hall Mill, Long Melford Mara60295
Hong Kong Mara60295
The whole family Mara60295
Last resting place Mara60295
War Poets in the First World War Yvonne27542

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