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 Edward Emms

Edward Emms

Birth
Attleborough, Breckland Borough, Norfolk, England
Death 26 Jan 1918 (aged 78)
Wiggenhall St Germans, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England
Burial Wiggenhall St Germans, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England
Memorial ID 10161 · View Source
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Pioneer on telegraph system for military purposes, in response to the first Fenians (IRA) bomb in December 1867 London, England. He was later awarded the meritorious service medal, with an annuity, which his late Majesty King Edward VII conferred on him as a reward for long and highly-meritorious service in the army. Also received the New Zealand war medal and the long-service and good conduct medal.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10161
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Emms (18 Apr 1839–26 Jan 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10161, citing St Germans Parish Churchyard, Wiggenhall St Germans, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .