Rank: Private
Number: 12637
Unit: 9th Battalion CHESHIRE REGIMENT
Date of Death: 4 July 1916
Age: 27
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Edward was born in the parish of St Paul's C of E Church, Great Portwood Street, Stockport. He was married to Jane and they are understood to have lived at 5 Charlotte Street in the Carrington Road area of town. Until he enlisted in the army, on 31 August 1914, Edward worked at Ward's Hat Factory, Bredbury. Click here for details of the attack in which he was killed.

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