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Name:
Edward Albany Bousfield
Casualty No.:
Initials:
E A
Service No.:
C/12420; GS/92828
Date of Birth:
1-January-1898
Place of Birth:
Township of Langleydale and Shotton, in the Parish of Staindrop
Age at Death:
74
Ranks:
Private; Lance Corporal
Unit:
21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps (C/12420); 2nd London Regiment, Royal Fusiliers (GS/92828)
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
in 1901, White House, Staindrop. In 1911, Wooley Hill, Woodland.
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
1973
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
See Notes section
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Born in 1898, Edward was the eldest  son of Isaac Bousfield (from Brough) and Mary (from Newbiggin). Isaac worked as a Shepherd. Edward had at least 8 brothers and sisters. 

  • Agnes A born c.1893 in Lunedale
  • Frances Mary born c.1894 in Langleydale and Shotton, Staindrop
  • Edward Albany born c. 1898 in Langleydale and Shotton, Staindrop
  • John George born c. 1900 in Langleydale and Shotton, Staindrop
  • Isabella Jane born c. 1903 in Staindrop 
  • Mary Doris born c. 1904 in Staindrop 
  • Alice Emily born c. 1909 in Cockfield
  • Laura May born c. 1911  in Cockfield

Edward married Florence Robinson in 1918. It is believed that Edward died in 1973 aged 74. 

Notes:

For comprehensive details of Edward's Military Service and sources for the information about Edward, go to thefallenservicemenofsouthwestcountydurham.com

 

Local announcement of his Military Medal: Teesdale Mercury, 25 July 1917 (Local and Other Notes)

 

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