Surnames - E

Surname

Forename(s)

Award

Details

Memorial/Place

When

EASY

A

M.M.

Private. Suffolk RegimentCambridgeshire Times 1 February 1918.

Little Downham

WW1

EDWARDS

Harold W

Croix de Guerre, France and M.C. and D.S.O.

Captain. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 37th Divisional signalling officer. Somme 1916. Lieutenant-Colonel, Distinguished Service Order (DSO), Military Cross (MC). CdG with Golden Star, Cambridgeshire Times 6 September 1918. Chemin des Dames, 1918. Major, Royal Warks Engineers. New Year's Hons CT, 11 January 1918. Appointed Lieutenant-Colonel. Croix du Guerre, CT 6 September 1918. See Military Cross (MC) & Mentioned in Despatches. Born Manea 4 May 191887. Educated March Grammar School & Christ's College, Cambridge. In 1910 became a teacher at Camp Hill Grammar School, Birmingham. Comissioned 2nd Lieutenant, 5th Royal Warks (TF). Mobilised August 1914, to France March 1915. Became commanding officer 37th Division signallers, then Assistant Director of Army Signals. Awarded Military Cross (MC) (Somme 1916 with 37th Division signals), Distinguished Service Order (DSO) (Monchy, Arras, 1917) and French Croix du Guerre (May 1918, Chemin des Dames). After the war became secretary of Birmingham Liberal Association.)

Manea

WW1

EDWARDS

William

D.C.M.

Private (Lance-Corporal). 43402, 11th Suffolk Regiment For September 1918. CT 22 November 1918.

Ely

WW1

ELSDON

Donald

Mentioned in Despatches

Staff-Sgt 2nd Infantry Brigade HQ. Son of Mr & Mrs G E Elsdon, 51 Gwydir St,Cambridge, formerly of Creek Rd, March. For his work in Italy. CT 31-8-45.

Cambridge
March

WW2

ELSEY

G

M.M. & Bar

Lance-Corporal. Norfolk Regiment, Bar to Military Medal (MM). Wisbech Standard 5 October 1917.

Wisbech

WW1

ELSON

?

MM

CSM Son of Mr & Mrs T Elson, Sunnyholme, Peterborough Rd, Coates; husband of Mrs L B Elson, 92 South Green, Coates. For night of 1st/2nd September 1944, for holding off counter attack, west of Mondaine. CT 2-2-45.

Coates

WW2

EMERY

Ernest A

Certificate/cards of recognition for gallantry

Lance-Corporal. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, for 31 July 1917. Cambridgeshire Times 7 December 1917.

March

WW1

EMERY

J

M.M.

Private. Royal Fusiliers. CambridgeshireTimes 30 May 1919.

Chatteris

WW1

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