Frederick Jeramiah Edwards

03/10/1894 - 09/03/1964

  • Forename(s): Frederick Jeramiah
  • Surname: Edwards
  • Date of Birth: 03/10/1894
  • Place of Birth: Queenstown, Co Cork, Ireland
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Country of Death: United Kingdom
  • Father: Henry James Edwards
  • Mother: Anne Edwards (nee Cavanagh)
  • Date of Death: 09/03/1964
  • Age: 69
  • Service Type: Army
  • Regiment/Unit: Middlesex Regiment
  • Battalion, sub-unit or ship: 12th Battalion
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Service record or other biographical information: Won VC Thiepval, Somme, France, 26 September 1916. London Gazette 25 November 1916.
  • IWM Life Story Link: https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/2429350
  • Other Sources: For a fuller biography of Frederick Jeremiah Edwards see The Comprehensive Guide to the Victoria and George Cross website.
  • Other Information: Died at Star and Garter Home, Richmond. Richmond Cemetery Plot 22 The Star & Garter section of Richmond Cemetery