IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

CANTINCRODE (Krijgsbaan) Civil Cemetery (Mortsel) (Antwerpen Belgium)

Photo Courtesy Danny Van de Velde (Bel)
Edwyn was 36 and an eye surgeon in the London Hospital, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and in the R.N.V.R. with whom he was sent over to defend Antwerp in October 1914.
He was killed by a sniper while carrying a wounded soldier only a few days after arriving in Belgium.
At the time his wife was 6mts. pregnant carrying a son, Edwyn who was born on 24/12/1914.
for his grandson (and Edwyn's son) John Ridge.

1 casualty

United Kingdom Sub-Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Benbow Bn. R.N. Div. Age: 36 Date of Death: 08/10/1914

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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium