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Ernest Edwin Trowbridge

Surname: Trowbridge
Other names: Ernest Edwin
Other people in this story:
William Trowbridge
Suzanna Trowbridge
Kathleen May Trowbridge
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury
France & Flanders
Caudry British Cemetery, France
Crookham, Hampshire
Cann, Shaftesbury

Story:
Ernest Edwin Trowbridge was born in 1873 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of William and Suzanna Trowbridge. In 1905 he married Kathleen May Trowbridge. They had two children: a boy and a girl. At the time of the 1911 Census, he was a career soldier with the Royal Field Artillery (Service No. 8358) and living in army accomodation near Crookham, Hampshire. At the time of his death he held the rank of Acting Warrant Officer II. He served in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War, 1915 Star and DCM medals. He died on 27th November 1918 and was buried at Caudry British Cemetery (grave id. II.D.28). He is remembered on the Cann War Memorial, Shaftesbury.

Images:
  • Cann War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives