Other names: John Hart
Locations in this story: Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbuyr, DorsetBlagdon, Somerset
Story: John Hart Edwards was born in Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, in 1898 the son of William James Edwards and Abigail Mary Edwards (nee Hart). He lived most of his life apart from Military Service in Fontmell Magna. He enlisted with the 15th Reserve Battalion of the London Regiment as a Private (Service No. 537505). There is no other information regarding his service. Following his discharge he went to work in Blagdon, Somerset, where he was described as a Civil Servant. He regrettably died at the young age of 23 years on 20 Apr 1922 and was buried at Fontmell Magna on 24 Apr 1922.