Corporal Edward Townsend

Age: 22. Died: 30th November 1917.

Edward was the son of James and Margaret Townsend from Haskayne. In 1914, aged 18, he was working as a waggoner. He lived with his older brother, Thomas, a farmer and had five brothers and four sisters. He was a corporal in the 12th Battalion The King’s (Liverpool) Regiment, and is commemorated at Cambrai memorial, northern France.