East Knoyle War Memorial

Edward Dewey Small

Surname: Small
Other names: Edward Dewey
Other people in this story:
Thomas Small
Elizabeth Ann Small nee Dewey
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle
Salonika, Greece
Salonika (Lembet Road) Anglo-French Military Cemetery, Salonika, Greece
Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire

Edward Dewey Small was born in 1892 in East Knoyle. He was the son of Thomas Small, a Farm Bailiff, and Elizabeth Ann Small (nee Dewey). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Farm Labourer and living at 27 Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Swindon in the Mounted Branch of the Corps of Military Police (Service No. P/2005). He served in Greece and at the time of his death held the rank of acting Lance Corporal. He was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 15th July 1916 and was buried at Salonika (Lembet Road) Anglo-French Military Cemetery, Salonika, Greece (grave id. 255). He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial. His father died in 1917 and his mother in 1924.

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