Private Nathan Edwards

Private Nathan Edwards

Nathan Edwards © Dorking Advertiser findmypast.co.uk

Thank you to Bernice Forsyth and Mary Day from Capel Local History Group for allowing Dorking Museum to publish their research.

Nathan was born in 1886/7 the son of Nathan and Eliza Edwards. Nathan enlisted at Dorking in the 1/5th Battalion of the Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment. His residence at the time he enlisted he is given as Capel.

Nathan Edwards Death Notice 30th December 1916 © Dorking Advertiser findmypast.co.uk

Nathan was killed in action on the 12th of September, 1916 and is buried in the Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.

At the time of his death his mother was living in Rudgwick.

Lived                            Capel, Surrey

Son of                          Nathan and Eliza Edwards

Enlisted                        Dorking

Regiment                      1/5th Battalion, Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
Number                        T/4415

Date of Death              12th September 1916
Place of Death             Mesopotamia
Cause of Death            Killed in Action

Age                              29

Cemetery                     Basra War Cemetery, Iraq