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