Edward Crosby

Edward Crosby (1899 – 1918 ) was born in Ipswich but his family moved to Colchester, first to 131 Bergholt Road when Edward went to school and later to 34 St Paul’s Road. Edward’s father George worked as a guard on the railway.
Edward joined the1st Battalion of the Buffs (East Kent) Regiment and died of his wounds in November 1919. He is buried at Premont British Cemetery in France.

Sources:
1903 – 1913 Admission Register
1901 census
1911 census
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
UK, Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects, 1901-1929
CWGC