EDWIN (or EDWARD) BALDWIN
Remembered with honour Arras Memorial: Bay 5.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 30 July 1915, and was presumed killed or died of wounds received in action during the Battle of Arras in support of the 63rd Infantry Brigade. Unfortunately, Edwin’s Service Record a[[ears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about and an In Memoriam for about Edwin in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 26 January 1918; plus another In Memoriam in the issue dated 26 April 1919.
Son of Edwin and Isabella Alice (nee SHARP) BALDWIN.
His parents married 12 April 1884 at St Mary’s, Rickmansworth, Herts. Edwin died 1919 in Watford aged 55, and was buried 1 March in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Isabella died 1941 in Watford aged 78, and was buried 23 August, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Edwin was born 26 May 1892 in Rickmansworth, and baptised 11 November 1894 at St Mary’s, Rickmansworth. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, he lived in Rickmansworth, with his parents and seven siblings. On the 1911 Census, a papermaker aged 18 he still lived in Rickmansworth, with his parents and six siblings.
Date of deathon or since 23/04/1917
Age at death24
Place of death
NotesEdwin is possibly the Edward BALDWIN commemorated at St Michael's Church, Watford. His brother George died 21 March 1918 and also features on this Roll of Honour
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