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William Mordaunt Marsh Edwards
Birth: May 7, 1855
Death: Sep. 17, 1912

Arabi Pasha Rebellion Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Norfolk, England, he served as a Lieuteant in the 2nd Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, British Army. On September 13, 1882, at Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, Lieutenant Edwards led a party of the Highland Light Infantry to storm a redoubt. He was in head advance of his party, rushed alone into the battery, killed the artillery officer in charge and was himself knocked down by a gunner with a rammer and was rescued by the arrival of three men of his regiment. For most prestigious gallantry, he was awrded the Victoria Cross, later achieved the rank of Major and was appointed a Deputy Lord of Norfolk in 1900. He died at age 57 in Hardingham, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Alice Norton Edwards (____ - 1932)*
 
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Burial:
St George Churchyard
Hardingham
Breckland Borough
Norfolk, England
 
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Record added: Jul 08, 2005
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- David Wend
 Added: May. 7, 2014
Rest in peace sir!
- Herbert Rickards
 Added: Apr. 6, 2014
To a brave soldier
- Nick
 Added: Nov. 29, 2013
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