Private Nathan Edwards
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 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
Regiment 1/5th Battalion, Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
Date of Death 12th September 1916
Place of Death Mesopotamia
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Cemetery Basra War Cemetery, Iraq