EDWIN BROOK NESLING

 

 

Born: 1886, Earls Soham, Suffolk.

Died: 11th November 1916; age 30; KiA.

Residence: Barnsbury, London.

Enlistment Location: Holloway, London.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5231

Regiment: London Regiment, 19th (County of London) Battalion (St. Pancras).

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

  1. O. 24.

Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm),

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   White House Farm, Earl Soham, Suffolk.

 

Edwin was 5 years old and living with his parents, siblings & father’s cousin.

Edwin Nesling, 31, Farmer; born Kirton, Suffolk.

Emma Ellen Nesling (nee Nesling), 28; born Framsden, Suffolk.

Bertha Ellen Nesling, 7, born Earl Soham.

Reginald Charles Nesling, 3, born Earl Soham.

Arthur Lincoln Nesling, 1, born Earl Soham.

Walter Horace Nesling, 3 months, born Earl Soham.

Anna Louise Nesling, 20, born Crettingham, Suffolk.

1 visitor

2 servants.

 

1901   35, Lower Brook Street, Ipswich.

 

Edwin was 15, a Drapers assistant, and 1 of 15 members of staff for George Manders.

 

1911   27 – 30, Botolph Street, Colchester, Essex.

 

Edwin was 25 years old and a Drapers Assistant, 1of 12 drapers assistants for Arthur John Lucking.

 

Edwin’s father Edwin Nesling died in 1889, aged 38.

 

Edwin is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.

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London Regiment, 19th (County of London) Battalion (St. Pancras).

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