Edwards, L J
LESLIE JACK EDWARDS
Remembered with honour Cambrai Memorial: Panel 9.
He enlisted in Middlesbrough, Yorks, and was formerly Gunner 76438 Machine Gun Corps. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 21 July 1915, and was presumed died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Leslie’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Frederick George and Frances Elizabeth (nee ODLIN) EDWARDS.
His parents married 20 July 1893 at St Helen’s, Thorney, Notts.
Leslie was born 1894 in Lincoln, and baptised 22 July 1894 at St Peter’s, Saxelby, Lincs. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Thurleston, Warks, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 16, he lived in Berkhamsted, Herts, with his parents and one sibling.
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)