Born: 16th January 1907, Ipswich.

Died: 7th February 1946; age 39; at Ipswich.

Residence: 4, Hillside Crescent, Ipswich.

Occupation: a General Labourer.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1109744.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 77 (The Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry), Medium Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George William Albert & Edith Ada Canham, of Ipswich; husband of Daisy Kate Canham, of Ipswich.




1911   9, Little Baker Street, Ipswich.


Edward was 3 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.


Albert Canham, 30, a Coal Porter – Merchants, born Ipswich.

Ada Canham (nee Hammond), 30, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Albert Edward Canham, 10, born Ipswich.

Bertie William Canham, 8, born Ipswich.

Arthur George Canham, 5, born Ipswich.

Harold Canham, 8 months, born Ipswich.

Violet Woods, 19, a Cardboard Box maker – Factory, born Stowmarket.


In 1931, Ipswich, Edward married Daisy Kate Beard, born March 1908, Monmouthshire, Wales.

They had 6 children.

Pamela J. Canham, born 1932, Ipswich.

Valerie Edith Canham, born December 1933, Ipswich.

Stanley E. Canham, born 1935, Ipswich.

Shirley J. Canham, born 1938, Ipswich.

Janat J. Canham, born 1940, Ipswich.

Richard W. Canham, born 1943, Ipswich – died 1944, Ipswich.




Edward was a General Labourer. He and Daisy were living at their family home with 3 of their children – 4, Hillside Crescent, Ipswich.

Daisy, unpaid Domestic Duties.





Edward & Daisy’s daughter, Valerie was a patient at the Isolation Hospital, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

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