Frederick Jeremiah Edwards

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VC757   Frederick Jeremiah Edwards

Name   Frederick Jeremiah Edwards   No.   2442   

VC Issue No.   757   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Middlesex Regiment, 12th Battalion, B Company

Later   

Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Queenstown, Co. Cork, Ireland

Place Of Death   Royal Star & Garter Home for disabled ex servicemen, Richmond, Surrey, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Richmond Cemetery, Surrey, England

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   16 March 1964

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Old Soldiers Section, Star & Garter Plot, Section 22, Grave 87

Gazetted   25 November 1916

VC Presented   5 February 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Richmond Cemetery, Surrey, England


By The Way…

Originally joined up as a boy soldier at 14 in 1908


VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England

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The First World War


BORN   3 October 1894

DIED   9 March 1964   AGE   69

VC Won   26 September 1916   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Thiepval, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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