Friends of Hastings Cemetery
W H Edmunds
3rd October 1915 Aged 20
‘THEY MISS HIM MOST WHO LOVE HIM BEST’
Son of Henry and Florence Edmunds, of I, Cobourg Flats, Cobourg Place, Hastings. 2nd Home Counties Field Coy.
Hastings and St Leonards Observer -
Deep sympathy is extended to Mr. and Mrs Edmunds and family, of Gladstone House Rock-
Previously to joining the Forces, he as employed by one the Oil Companies. About twelve months ago he joined the 2nd H.C Field Company RE.. for the motor transport, and proceeded to the Front with the Company, serving under Captain A. C. Ticehurst. He was on active service about four months, when he received injuries through a serious accident, and was invalided home last April. He was then attached to the home service men. and acted as chauffeur to Captain Holman up to the time of his death. He came home on leave about a fortnight ago and was taken ill, and was removed to the Hastings Sanatorium, where he died last Sunday afternoon from septic blood-
His father is in the A.S.C. motor transport, and has been on active service for about five months, but obtained leave attend the funeral, and returned again Fridav his duties.
The funeral took place on Thursday after-
Mr. and Mrs. Edmunds wish to thank all kind friends for their sympathy towards their dear son. and for lovely floral tributes.