WELSH, Edwin Raymond

Service Number: 2925
Rank: Private
Enlistment Unit: 26th Battalion
Transferred Unit: 12th Battalion
Date of Enlistment: 18 August 1915
Enlistment Age: 24 years 4 months
Fate of person: Died of wounds

Biographical Details

Edwin was born at Green Ponds in 1891 and was described as a labourer when he enlisted in the 26th Battalion in August 1915. He transferred to the 12th Battalion when he reached Egypt in March 1916. From here he was sent to the Western Front where he died of gunshot wounds received in action in July 1916. He is buried at Puchvillers cemetery.

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