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David Elwyn Edwards

In memory of:

Lieutenant David Elwyn Edwards

June 27, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

CDN/264

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales Volunteers)

Division:

1st

Additional Information


David Edwards was a member of the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, he died while serving with the South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales Volunteers) as a CANLOAN Officer. Son of George Aneurin and Maida Florence Edwards; husband of Ivadell Lorraine Edwards, of Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 299 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

5. E. 2.

Location:

Hermanville-sur-Mer lies 13 kilometres north of Caen on the road to Lion-sur-Mer (the D60). To reach the War Cemetery go northwards right through Hermanville; after leaving the Mairie (Town Hall) on your left, turn right. The gates to the War Cemetery will be found after 300 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave marker– His grave at Hermanville, Calvados, France

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