Names on Park Walk War Memorial 1

Edwin William Greenway

Surname: Greenway
Other names: Edwin William
Other people in this story:
Alfred Greenway
Maria Greenway Greenway
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury
France & Flanders
Canadian Cemetery No 2, Neuville-St Vaast
Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury
Toronto, Canada
St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury
Holy 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.  

Images:
  • Park Walk War Memorial 2
  • Park Walk War Memorial 1
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 3
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 2
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 1

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