Other names: Edwin William
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyFrance & FlandersCanadian Cemetery No 2, Neuville-St VaastSalisbury Street, ShaftesburyToronto, CanadaSt. Peter's Church, ShaftesburyHoly Trinity Church, Shaftesbury
Story: Edwin William Greenway was born in 1884 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of Alfred Greenway, an insurance agent, and Maria Greenway. At the time of the 1911 Census, he was single, working as a grocery assistant and living at 58 Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury. He enlisted in Toronto in the Canadian Infantry (Service No. 163351). He served in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. At the time of his death on 9th April 1917 he held the rank of Corporal. He was buried at Canadian Cemetery No 2 Neuville-St Vaast (grave id. 1.C.11). He is remembered on the Park Walk War Memorial, Shaftesbury and on the Holy Trinity Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church.