EDWARD REGINALD WILFRED MAYHEW

Images and additional information from Barry Adams (Nephew to Edward) and family.

Born: 1920, Halstead, Essex.

Died: 30th May 1940; age: 20, during the evacuation and defence of Dunkirk.

Residence: 3, Gorse Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private/Driver; Service Number: T/161116.

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.

 

Grave Reference:

VI.B.4.

Coxyde Military Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

The original wooden cross of his grave in Belgium. The photo was sent to Edward’s mother soon after his death. The cross was later replaced with a CWGC Portland stone headstone. 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ernest & Kathleen Mayhew, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Ernest Mayhew, born July 1896, Earls Colne, Essex.

Mother: Kathleen Elizabeth Mayhew (nee Jermy), born April 1895, Ranworth, Norfolk.

Edward outside his home in Ipswich.

 

Probate to Kathleen Elizabeth Mayhew (wife of Ernest Mayhew).

 

Edward is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Augustine of Hippo, Ipswich.

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