Person Index

Edwards, Raymond Leslie

Raymond Leslie Edwards
b: 1897
d: 7 JUN 1917
Birth Details
1897/5401, Raymond Leslie Edwards, Mother: Maude Riddick, Father: Walter Frederick

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database shows
Full Name Raymond Leslie Edwards
Rank Last Held Rifleman
Forename(s) Raymond Leslie
Surname Edwards
War World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No. 31832
First Known Rank Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment Grocer''s assistant
Next of Kin Mrs W. F. Edwards (mother), Iti Street, Otaki, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit 10th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
Embarkation Date 15 November 1916
Place of Embarkation Wellington, New Zealand
Transport HMNZT 68
Vessel Maunganui
Destination Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number 45
Page on Nominal Roll 32
Campaigns Messines
Place of Death Belgium
Date of Death 7 June 1917
Year of Death 1917
Cause of Death Killed in action
Additional Information New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.
Archives NZ source Military personnel file
Sources Used Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • 1897 - Birth -
  • 7 JUN 1917 - Death - ; Killed In Action
John Edwards
1836 - 13 OCT 1892
Walter Frederick Edwards
1871 - 12 JUN 1941
Raymond Leslie Edwards
1897 - 7 JUN 1917
Maud Riddick Russell
1872 - 2 JUN 1945
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Walter Frederick Edwards
Death12 JUN 1941
Marriage14 JUN 1894to Maud Riddick Russell at St James Anglican Church, Lower Hutt
FatherJohn Edwards
MotherMary Ann Grey
PARENT (F) Maud Riddick Russell
Death2 JUN 1945
Marriage14 JUN 1894to Walter Frederick Edwards at St James Anglican Church, Lower Hutt
FLillian Maude Edwards
MRaymond Leslie Edwards
Death7 JUN 1917Killed In Action
MFrederick John Edwards
Birth27 MAY 1904
Death27 FEB 1973
Marriage27 OCT 1926to Alice Margaret Noble at All Saints'' Church, Otaki
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