Regiment : 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 240491
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 5th October 1918 aged 34
Buried : Beaurevoir British Cemetery, France, Grave C. 29.
Relatives : Husband of Rose Edwards, of Worcester St., Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club. Kempsey St Mary's Church.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment
Corporal, 1st/8th Worcesters. Worcester Street. Went out Easter 1915. In Italy August 1918.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Mary Ann Edwards, head, age 73, widow
Walter Edwards, son, age 27, single, Van Man, born Pershore, Worcester
A photograph of Corporal W. Edwards of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 16th November 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/