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Forename(s): Edward David
Place of Birth: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Service No: 17591
Regiment / Corps / Service: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: 8th Division
Date of Death: 1915-03-11
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 26 and 27.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: LE TOURET MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Edward David Higham was the son of Peter Jonathan and Mary Elizabeth Higham, née Brunt. Both parents were born at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.
1901 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Census: 41, Lower Talbot Street - Edward D. Higham, aged 9 years, born Nottingham, son of John P. and Mary E. Higham.
1911 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Census: 23, Arundel Street - David Edward Higham, aged 19 years, born Nottingham, son of Peter Jonathan and Mary Elizabeth Higham.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Edward D. Higham, 17591, 1st Notts & Derby R. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 6.3.15. Died 11.3.15.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Edward David Higham, 17591, 1st Bn. Notts & Derby R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: L/Cpl Edward David Higham, 17591, 1st Bn Notts & Derbyshire Regt. Date and Place of Death: 11.3.15. In action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Executors - Peter J. and Mary E. Higham. £5 12s. 8d.
Edward was employed by Lloyds Bank at Netherfield, Nottingham.
The photograph above appears in 'Lloyds Bank Memorial Album, 1923' and was kindly supplied by David McNay.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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L/Corporal Edward David HIGHAM
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 8th Division
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