Edden John Henry Pte 4458315

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Personnel Entry

Headstone in Ormskirk Saints Peter and Paul Churchyard
Headstone in Ormskirk Saints Peter and Paul Churchyard

Name Edden John Henry
Army number 4458315
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1919/20.
Age 25
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably late 1939. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served BEF? Served Iceland. Discharged as unfit under KRs 1940 Para 390(xvi) 26/10/41. DIED 9/5/1945.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions L/Cpl
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 09-May-45 - cause of death not yet known.
Home address Son of Ernest and Alice Mary Edden, Walton, Liverpool. Buried Row F. Grave 83. Ormskirk (Saints Peter and Paul) Churchyard.
Source table 11DLI

Pte Edden is omitted from the DLI Roll of Honour and the War Office casualty list.

Thanks are due to the WW2 Talk Forum on headstones for the image of Pte Edden's grave in Ormskirk.