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VC402   Thomas Edwards

BORN   19 April 1863

DIED   27 March 1952  AGE   88

VC Won  13 March 1884   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Tamai, Sudan

War/Campaign  Mahdi Rebellion

Name   Thomas Edwards   No.    

VC Issue No.   402   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Highlanders

Later   Black Watch

Now   3rd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Brill, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 2 Cross Road, Woodford Bridge, Essex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Mary's Churchyard, High Road, Chigwell, Essex


Date Buried/Cremated   3 March 1952

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   21 May 1884

VC Presented   


P  Headstone, St Mary's Churchyard, High Road, Chigwell, Essex

By The Way…

He had a headstone unveiled on 11 March 2001, but not on exact location of grave

VC Held By

Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) Museum, Balhousie Castle, Perth, Scotland



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