Robert Edwards

Rank Lance Corporal
Service No 304564
Date of Death 08/05/1918
Age 31
Regiment/Service London Regt. (London Rifle Brigade) 5th Bn.
Memorial Poziers Memorial

Robert Edwards was born in Enfield in the spring of 1887 to Samuel Edwards, a machine hand, and his wife Sarah. He had two older siblings, Emma (b.1882) and Ernest (b.1884). Robert and his family appear to have attended St Pauls Finchley, and in 1902 donated to the East Window Fund. Robert married Alice Mary Joiner on the 22nd March 1911 at Jesus Church, Enfield. Robert, now working as a butcher, moved with his wife to Heatherton Terrace, Squires Lane.