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Capt Edward Harold Brittain
Birth: Nov. 30, 1895
Macclesfield
Cheshire, England
Death: Jun. 15, 1918, Italy

Casualty of the Great War, Edward served with the Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 11th Bn. and held the MC (Military Cross)awarded in 1916 at the Battle of the Somme.He was killed in action on the Asiago Plateau, Italy, aged 22
He was born into a provincial middle-class family,the son of Thomas Arthur and Edith Mary Brittain, who, at the time of the Final Verification Papers, were living at 10, Oakwood Court, Kensington, London. He was the brother of Vera Brittain, VAD Nurse, pacifist,poetess and author of "Testament of Youth". Edward's schoolfriend was Roland Aubrey Leighton who became Vera's fiance.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Arthur Brittain (1864 - 1935)
  Edith Mary Brittain (1868 - 1948)
 
 Sibling:
  Vera Brittain (1893 - 1970)*
  Edward Harold Brittain (1895 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Granezza British Cemetery
Vicenza
Provincia di Vicenza
Veneto, Italy
Plot: Plot 1. Row B. Grave 1.
 
Maintained by: geoffrey gillon
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55870603
Capt Edward Harold Brittain
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95 years on Edward , yet still an inspiration to those who have only met you through the pages of a well read book. Time marches on, but so does your spirit God bless, sleep tight my lovely
- layla myers
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