Born: January 1877 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Family: The fourth child of Joseph and Annie Jones of 37 Folly Lane, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Edwin married Alice Thompson on the 1 March 1905 and together they had 2 children – Ronald and Winifred Ivy.
Civilian Occupation: He was a tailor’s apprentice but joined the army in 1901 and served for 18 months, mainly in South Africa.
Died: In 1937 aged 60.
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service Number: 7135
Date of Enlistment: 29 August 1914
Date of Discharge: 26 June 1916
Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit for service