Lieutenant. 3rd Reserve Cavalry Regiment. Died Friday
9 August 1918. age 28. Son of Rev. Robert Frederick Cory, Rector
of Higham Gobion, Beds., and Eliza Mary Cory. Born at Terrington
St.John, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Buried in Higham Gobion churchyard.
From Andy Pay's research
into the Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour the following: Volume
2, Part 4, Page 38 - CORY, Edmund Quartermass - Lieutenant, 3rd(Reserve)
Eldest son of the
Rev. Robert Frederick Cory, of Higham Gobion Rectory, Hitchin, Rector
of Higham Gobion and Vicar of Hexton, by his wife Eliza Mary, dau.
of J.H.Spokes, J.P.
Born Kings Lynn, co.
Norfolk 10th Dec, 1889; educated Kings School, Ely, Cambridge, was
a Farmer; enlisted in the 19th Hussars in Aug 1914; served with
The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force at Gallipoli from July to
Dec 1915, being attached to the 7th Battalion The Gloucestershire
Regiment; proceeded to France in 1916, attached to the 3rd Battn.
The Gloucestershire Regiment; gazetted 2nd Lieut 21st Dec, 1916
3rd (Reserve) Cavalry; promoted Lieutenant Feb 1918 and died at
Higham Gobion Rectory, co. Bedford, from illness contracted while
on active service. Buried in Higham Gobion churchyard, co. Bedford.