T Edwards

Private 11497
2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment.

Born - Merthyr Vale,
Enlisted - Pontypridd.

Died - 24th May, 1915 - died of wounds.

Son of John and Annie Edwards, 13, Mervyn Street, Aberfan.

Buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave IV.C.63

News :

Jan 30th 1915

Private Tom Edwards (Twm Butch) of the Welsh Regiment, lives in Ashgrove Terrace has been severely wounded and is now in hospital in Boulogne.

June 19th 1915

Private Thomas Edwards (Twm Butch)

Official news has been received from the War Office that Private Thomas Edwards 11497, 2nd Welsh Regt was killed in action on May 24th. The deceased had been previously wounded and had spent some time in hospital at Boulogne, but returned to duty a few months ago. Private Edwards resided at Ashgrove Terrace, Nelson.

[Source: Merthyr Express]

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