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He was the son of Henry Edward and Eliza Wrench and the brother of Henry, Walter and Leonard Wrench. In 1911 they lived at 65 Montpelier Road Old Lenton Nottingham. Henry and Eliza later moved to 22 Chandos Street Coppice Road Nottingham.
In 1911 he was an iron turner.
26 Sep 1915
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7th Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers
Private Edward Wrench, served with the 7th Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, he landed in France on 10th July 1915 and was killed in action on 26th September 1915. He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial, Dud Corner Panel 46 to 49
In memoriam published 26th September 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- WRENCH. – In memory of Pte. E. Wrench, reported missing September 26th, 1915, reported killed 1916, R.S.F. It is sweet to be remembered, and this our wish will show, we hold you still in memory, as the years may come and go. – From his sorrowing mother, father, brothers Walter, Leny, and Harry (with the R.G.A.).” In memoriam published 26th September 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WRENCH. – In loving memory of Pte. E. Wrench, R.S.F., reported killed September 26th, 1915, in his 20th year. O, why was he taken, so fresh and fair, from those at home who loved him most dear. Hard was the blow that compelled us to part, the one so loving and dear to our hearts. – Heart-broken mother, father & brothers.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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