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Private 14906 Edwin Beard

9th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment
Died of Wounds: Gallipoli,
10th September 1915, aged 25

  • Buried: Lala Baba Cemetery, Canakkale, Turkey. Grave III.E.8
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals [Medal Card]
  • Stepson of Oliver and son of Fanny Beard [now Smith - Register of Effects]

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1890 at Manchester
  • Lived at 11 Torrington Lower End, Ramsbottom [1891]
  • Lived at 51 Beech Street, Broughton, Lancs [1901]
  • Lived at The Cottage Spring Inn, 40 High Street, Dudley [1911]
  • Lived in Nuneaton sometime after 1911 [Soldiers Who Died in the Great War]
  • Employed as an Iron Workers Labourer [1911]
  • Enlisted at Dudley. Arrived in the Balkans on 4 Jul 1915

    Edwin was born to Joseph H and Fanny Peel. Joseph died 14 Nov 1894. Fanny married Oliver Beard on 9 Nov 1898 at Manchester. Oliver died in Jul 1913. Edwin's register of effects suggests that Fanny was now Fanny Smith.

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