Private Mark Edwards

Mark Edwards © Dorking Advertiser
© Royston Williamson 2015

Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.

Mark Edwards was born at the Rose and Crown Pub, 10 West Street, Dorking in 1881. His father Mark Edwards was the publican. Also residing there was Mark’s mother Roseanna Sarah and his older sisters Fanny and Ellen.

In the 1911 Census he was living with his cousin George Albert Bassington, Ellen and Fanny.  His trade was listed as general labourer, address 9 Rose’s Cottages, Dorking.  By this time both his parents have died. His Mother in 1889 and his Father in 1895. His effects were given to his sister Ellen.

Mark Edwards Death Notice © Dorking Advertiser

Born                            Dorking
Lived                           Dorking

Enlisted                       Ealing

Regiment                     17th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment
Number                       G/44122

Date of Death              9th February 1917
Place of Death             Germany
Cause of Death           Died in prisoner of war camp

Age                             36

Cemetery                    Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany

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