He served in the Royal Artillery in World War 1.
Edward Gerrard, son of Edward Gerrard and Hendrica Gerrard, formerly Mullen, was born on 13 November 1892, at 7 Merrion Row, Dublin.
His father was a Stationer, later a Printer
Edward Gerrard, a bachelor, an Army Captain, from Harlech, Roebuck, Dublin, son of Edward Gerrard, a Gentleman, married Louise Ashby, a Spinster, from Laird Manor, Dundrum, Dublin, daughter of Frank Ashby, a Gentleman, on 15 April 1936, at Kilcloon Church, Co. Meath.
The celebrant was Rev. Henry Gerrard
The witnesses were,
Edward Gerrard, aged 76, married, a Retired Army Officer, died on 16 September 1969, at his home Hillcot, Kilmashogue, Rathfarnham.
The cause of death was a fall on the way to a Bathroom, 1 hour, Arthritis of Hip, Myocardial Degeneration, certified.
His death was registered on 22 September 1969, by W. Gerrard, brother, same address.
published in The Irish Times, 18 September 1969, page 18.
GERRARD - September 16, 1969, Captain Edward Gerrard, Royal Artillery, [Retired], Hillcot, Kilmashogue, (in his 77th year). Funeral today [Tuesday] after 11 o'c Mass the the Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, to Cruagh Cemetery. House Private.
Louise Emily Hilda Ashby Gerrard