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

January 19th


Text type (e.g. hand-written, GRU tags, carved): painted

Cross dimensions (millimetres please)

Shaft Height: approx 914mm

Other information

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