Edwards, Francis Walton
Regiment: Imperial Yeomanry, Shropshire 5th Battalion
Service No: 1300
Boer War service: 2 Feb 1900 to 20 Oct 1900
Date of enlistment: 4 Jan 1900
Date of discharge: 20 Oct 1900
Reason for discharge: Killed in action
Born: In 1865 in Myddle, Ellesmere, Shropshire. Known as Frank Edwards.
Family: He was one of four children born to Robert and Anne Edwards (nee Heighway). Frank did not marry.
Residence: In 1871 and 1881 he lived with his family at 4 Mount Fields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire; by 1891 they had moved to Tarts Hill, Bettisfield, Flintshire, Wales
Employment: He was a farmer when he enlisted.
Died: He was killed in action on 20 October 1900 at Zeerust, Marico District, North West South Africa and is buried in the cemetery at Zeerust.
Other information: He is commemorated on the Hanmer War memorial.