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Edwin James
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Edwin William Albert James


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Mary Matilda Edith Corner

Edwin William Albert James

  • Born: 9 Dec 1904, Battersea
  • Marriage: Mary Matilda Edith Corner on 28 Dec 1924 in St Saviour, Battersea Park, Wandsworth
  • Died: 11 Dec 1963, 15 Grieves Place Tooting, London, England aged 59

bullet  General Notes:

Army Service 6394529

Joined Royal Sussex Regiment 31 December 1923
posted 1 January 1924 Depot in England
appointed Lance Corporal (unpaid) 16 August 1924
reverted to Private at own request 1st July 1925
posted to India 2nd March 1926
posted home 14 December 1926
discharged medically unfit 8th January 1927 (transferred to Army Reserve)
Rejoined TA 30 March 1936 23rd London (East Surrey Regiment)
Promoted to Lance Corporal 17 March 1937
Promoted to Corporal 12th August 1937
Promoted to Lance Sargeant 21st June 1938
Transferred to 42nd Royal Tank Regiment 1st November 1938
Promoted to Sargeant 29 June 1939
WW2 1st September 1939
Court Martial 11 February 1941(Fraudulently misappropriating Public property) sentenced to 112 days in Colchester Goal.
Released 8th April 1941 promoted to Lance Corporal and shipped out to North Africa
Promoted Sargeant 14th April 1941
Promoted Quartermaster Sargeant 25 November 1941
Back in UK 22nd April 1944
Transferred to North West Europe 10 August 1944
Injured in Action 11th November 1944 returned home
discharged 17th September 1945


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

cause of death, 1963. 1) Carcinoma of stomach


Edwin married Mary Matilda Edith Corner, daughter of Victor Augustus Corner and Eleanor Hestor Foxley, on 28 Dec 1924 in St Saviour, Battersea Park, Wandsworth. (Mary Matilda Edith Corner was born on 12 Mar 1905 in 15 Latchmere Street, Battersea, London, christened on 4 May 1905 in St Stephen, Battersea Bridge Road, Wandsworth, died on 19 Jun 1974 in Wandsworth, Surrey, England, Great Britain and was buried in Wandsworth Cemetery, Surrey, England, Great Britain.)

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