William Blairford Edwards

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 21182
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 28.07.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Buzancy Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.31.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Edwards, 130 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Father:

    D. Edwards, 130 Alexander St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Blairford Edwards

William Edwards   21182   Gordon Highlanders

EDWARDS___Killed in action on 28th July 1918, Pte. Wm Edwards (No 21182), Gordon Highlanders.

Little thought when he marched away

That he would no more return;

And now he lies in a soldier’s grave,

And we are left here to mourn.

Inserted by his father and mother and brothers and sisters—130 Alexander St., Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 31st August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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