Edwards, Walter Thomas

Corporal Walter Thomas Edwards, son of Thomas and Alice Edwards, of Takaka.

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Full Name Walter Thomas Edwards
Number 33051
Rank Corporal
Regiment / Battalion 4th Bn. 3rd, N.Z. Rifle Brigade
Parents Thomas and Alice Edwards, of Takaka
Age at Death 30
Date of Death Sunday, 26th May 1918
Memorial Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 2, Somme, France

New Zealand Defence Force Personnel Records (available through Archives NZ)  list a Mrs Alice Violet Moore of Russell Street, Nelson, as Walter's mother.  They also list his occupation as Stationhand at Matawai. His sister, a Mrs P. M. Baxter, is listed as living at 73 Washington Valley, Nelson.

He appears to be the brother of Gunner Charles Edwards who died October 1917

Additional Information 

View the Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph record for Walter Edwards

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