Davies, Edward (RWF)

Edward Davies was the son of Ruth and Edward Davies of Ewloe Green. Edward was buried at St. Matthew’s on 15th July 1920 and was granted a Commonwealth War Graves Commission memorial showing that he had served in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. His Medal Card shows that he entered France 4th December 1915 and he was demobilized 15th January 1919.

Edward Davies, an engine driver, married Ruth Jones in 1872. Their son, Edward Davies was baptised at Dt. Matthew’s 6th March 1880. Their other children were Robert, John, Margaret, Jane, Robert, William. Edward Davies senior died in March 1905. The family lived at Parry’s Row, Ewloe Barn, near Oaks Farm.

Edward is remembered on the family grave at St. Matthew’s.

In Loving Memory of Edward dearly loved son of Ruth and the late Edward Davies of Ewloe Green who died July 12th 1920 age 40 years.”He served in the Great War from Feb.1915 – Dec.1919 “Father in they gracious keeping, leave us now our dear are sleeping”

Also John son of Rupert & Amy Davies who died Jan 5th 1931 aged 3 years. Safe in the arms of Jesus.

Also William son of the above Ruth & Edward Davies who died Feb. 6th 1954 age 65 years. Veteran of the Great War. “At Rest”

Edward Davies RWF

Another Edward Davies, a Corporal in the South Wales Borderers, was buried at Bistre 26th February 1919.

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Buckley Memorial

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