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  • Buried in Marfaux British Cemetery. (www.cwgc.org)
Person Details
Nottingham
Edward was born in 1898 in Nottingham and was the son of the late Henry a porter and Martha (also known as Maria) of 4 Marriotts Row, St James Street, Nottingham. His father was born in 1859 at Mansfield and his mother Martha was born in 1858 in Lincolnshire, they were married C1888 and went on to have 4 children all of whom were born in Nottingham, Edith b1887, Louisa b1889, Henry b1892 and Edward b1898. His father Henry died in 1910 in Nottingham he was 52 yrs old. In the 1911 census the family are living at 4 Marriotts Row, St James Street, Nottingham and are shown as Maria 55 yrs a widow she is living with her children Louisa 22yrs a machinist, Henry 19 yrs a grocery assistant and Edward 12 yrs a scholar. She indicates on the census that she has been married for 23 yrs and has had 4 children.
20 Jul 1918
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Enlisted Nottingham
Private
The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
2/5th Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Private Edward Randall enlisted at Nottingham. He was killed in action on 20th July 1918 and is buried in Marfaux British Cemetery (grave ref. II.E.10). The cemetery was begun after the Armistice and Edward's grave was brought in from another cemetery or battlefield. CWGC - History of Marfaux British Cemetery (extract): 'Marfaux is 18.5km from Reims and 16km from Epernay. Marfaux was captured by the Germans in May 1918, and retaken, after severe fighting, on the 23rd July, by the 51st (Highland) and 62nd (West Riding) Divisions and the New Zealand Cyclist Battalion. The cemetery was begun after the Armistice by the concentration of graves from the battlefields and from other Military Cemeteries in the Marne [listed].' (www.cwgc.org)
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    Edward Randall - Buried in Marfaux British Cemetery. (www.cwgc.org)