Edward is not remembered on Christchurch Park Memorial.

Image courtesy of Julie Jones.

Born: 15th October 1870, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 31st May 1918; age: 47; Died of Wounds at No. 3 Stationary Hospital.

Residence: New Cross Road, New cross, S.E.

Occupation: Stereotyper.

Enlistment Location: Deptford.


Rank: Private; Service Number: T4/096217.

Regiment: Army Service Corps, VI Corps Troops, Mechanical Transport Coy.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


St. Sever Cemetery Extension,







1871   St. Matthew’s Square, Ipswich.


Edward was 6 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

Lionel Baldry, 33, a Labourer, born Rendham, Suffolk.

Elizabeth Baldry (nee Cooling), born Farnham St. Martin, Suffolk.

Lionel Baldry, 5, born Ipswich.

William Baldry, 3, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Baldry, 2, born Ipswich.


1881   11, Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, Middlesex.


Edward was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Lionel, 43, a Stereotype Maker.

Elizabeth, 40.

Lionel, 15, a Blacksmith.

William, 13, a Grocer.

John Baldry, 8, born Ipswich.

Jane Baldry, 4 weeks, born Clerkenwell.


1891   37, Cold Bath Buildings Model Dwellings, Clerkenwell, Middlesex.


Edward was 20 years old, an Engineer’s Fitter. He was married and Head of the Household.

Elizabeth, 25.

Edward, 1.


1901   8, Fletcher’s Row, Clerkenwell, Middlesex.


Edward was 31 years old, a Stereotyper – Print. He was married and Head of the Household.

Elizabeth, 35.

Edward, 11.

George, 5.

Gertrude, 3.


1911   50, Sharratt Street, Canterbury Road, Hatcham Park, London.


Edward was 40 years old, a Stereotyper – Printing – Newspaper. He was married and Head of the Household.

Elizabeth, 45.

Edward, 21, a Stereotyper – Printing – Newspaper.

George, 15, a Van-Boy – Biscuit Manufacturer.

Gertrude, 13.

Charles, 9.

Jessie, 6.

Albert, 4.


Edward’s mother, Elizabeth Baldry died 1914, Camberwell. His father, Lionel Baldry died 1918, Camberwell.

On Christmas Day, 1888, at The Church of the Holy Redeemer, Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, 19 year old Edward, a Machinist, of 2, Fletcher’s Row, married 23 year old, Elizabeth Chiles, of 205, Farringdon Street Buildings, Clerkenwell (born 1865, Bloomsbury, London). They had 9 children:

Edward Cecil Baldry, born April 1890, Clerkenwell.

Alice Baldry, born 1892, Clerkenwell – died 1892, Clerkenwell.

May Baldry, born 1894, Clerkenwell – died 1894, Clerkenwell.

George Henry Baldry, 1896, Clerkenwell.

Gertrude Mary Baldry, born 1898, Clerkenwell.

Frederick Baldry, born 1900, Clerkenwell – died 1900, Clerkenwell.

Charles Alexander Baldry, born 1902, Clerkenwell.

Jessie Beatrice Baldry, born 1904, Camberwell.

Albert William Baldry, born 1913, Camberwell – died 1913, Camberwell.

Soldiers’ Effects to Elizabeth Baldry – widow + children.

Gertrude Mary Baldry


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