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Edward was born in Arnold, in 1883, he was the son of the late Samuel Kirk of Front Street, Arnold he was married to Lydia Kirk who some time after the death of Edward was re-married to become Mrs Lydia Atherley of 42 West Street, Arnold, Nottingham. In the 1911 Census he is shown living with his wife Lydia and their son Edward at 32 Morris Street, Daybrook and his occupation is that of a coal miner and he worked at Gedling colliery.
He was employed as a coal miner at Gedling Colliery
06 Jun 1918
573929 - CWGC Website
1/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Edward enlisted in Nottingham in October 1914 and was posted to the 1/4th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers. This battalion was engaged on Tyne Tees defences until April 1915, when he went to France, landing there on the 15th July 1915. He died of wounds he received during action on 6th June 1918. He leaves a widow and three children. He is buried at Sezanne Communal Cemetery, France
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