Edward Boynton Pedder
Location address: All Saints Sands Lane, Barmston, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25 8PR
Details on cross :
In memory of
2nd L’ E Pedder QMO. 18th Hussars
Killed in Action
Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): painted
Cross dimensions (millimetres please)
Shaft Height: approx 914mm
Detailing: Celtic style cross
Finish (varnish, paint, oiled, unfinished etc): Varnished
Condition (cracked, paint peeling, woodwork, damage etc): In excellent condition
Notes and observations: (optional)
Edward Boynton PEDDER
Second Lieutenant, 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars, 2 Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. He had served as a Territorial with the Honourable Artillery Company.
He was killed in action on 17 January 1916. He was 26, he was the second son of Eliza and the late Arthur E Pedder of Mundesley, Norfolk.
He is buried in grave I M 3 Vermelles British Cemetery
His name is on a memorial in St Stephen’s Church, Gloucester Road, London SW7 and there is a picture of the memorial at http://www.theygavetheirtoday.com/gloucester-road.html
Survey, photographs and research courtesy of: John Phillips and Tricia Shooter.
Date of survey: 10/09/2017