Soldiers Who Have Served

Name: Eric William Edwards

Rank: Private

Regimental number: 246269460

Date of birth: 27/02/1954

Place of birth: Buckinghamshire

Home town: Rushden

Background: Eric was raised in Rochford, Essex and attended King Edward School. A keen sportsman, he was Captain of the Rugby team, he enjoyed art and woodwork and singing “did try”.

Date of death: 15/09/1973

Circumstances: Eric died in a road accident while on duty with the Regiment in Kenya.

Resting place: Hall Road Cemetery, Rochford, Essex