1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

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Edwin Frederick Spurrier Anderson

Contributed by: Ben Gritten, on 2008-11-08

Edwin Frederick Spurrier Anderson
First Name Edwin Frederick Spurrier
Surname Anderson
Year of Birth 1890
Year of Death 1918
Regiment North Staffordshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence

Edwin Frederick Spurrier's Story

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Anonymous 2008-12-08

Not memories, but more information on Edwin:

Born July 14th 1890 in Sydney, Australia.

Son of Edwin and Edith Charlotte Anderson.

Family lived in Australia for first eleven years of his life.

He was known as 'Fred', which was his middle name.
Educated at Christ's Hospital public school,West Horsham, Sussex.
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, 4th battalion, Machine gun corps, North Staffordshire regiment on 31st March 1915
Was in the 8th Canadian battalion prior to conscription.

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Ben Gritten, SW London 2008-12-08


Died of wounds received in battle, Belgium, 2nd November, 1918
- Nine days before the Armistice.

Buried in Sweveghem churchyard, (Row C, Grave 1).
Four miles east of Courtrai, Belgium.

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