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Name: EDMONDS, Samuel Frank

Birth Date: 23 Nov 1878 Northampton, bapt. 5 Jan 1879

Death Date: 25 Sep 1914 killed in action Ngito Hill

First Date: 1911

Last Date: 1914

Profession: Took up farming and on the outbreak of WW1 joined the EAMR

Book Reference: Gillett, EAMR, CWGC, Gazette, Nicholls

War Service: Joined EAMR - C Sqdn. - killed in action 25/9/14

School: Oundle; Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

General Information:

CWGC - Trooper Samuel Frank Edmonds, 209, "G" Sqdn., EAMR, killed in action Friday, 25th September 1914. Age 35. Son of the Rev. Francis Samuel Edmonds, MA, of Foxton Vicarage, Market Harborough, and of Marguerite L. Edmonds, formerly of Le Valnord, Guernsey. Educated at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. For ten years Science Instructor at Dartmouth Naval College. Nairobi British and Indian Memorial.
Gazette - 25/11/14 - Probate & Admin. - S.F. Edmonds - killed in action 25/9/14
Cambridge Unive Alumni  pens. at SIDNEY, Oct. 1, 1898. S. of Francis Samuel (1867), clerk. B. Nov. 23, 1878, at Northampton. School, Oundle (Mr Sanderson). Matric. Michs. 1898; B.A. (Nat. Sci. Trip., Pt I, 1st Class) 1901; M.A. 1910. Assistant Master at Bradford Grammar School; at the Royal Naval College, Osborne, 1904; at R.N. College, Dartmouth, 1905-13. Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (trooper, E. African Mtd Rifles); killed in action on the Magadi River, E. Africa, Sept. 25, 1914. (Schoolmasters' Directory; Univ. War List.)

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