England, Edward Henry “Ted”

Regimental Number: 210756
Branch: Royal Marine Artillery

Edward was born in England on February 10, 1887. At the age of 16 he joined the Royal Marines, with whom he served for some 25 years. Edward married Beatrice Eleanor Major in Camberley, England. They made their home in Portsmouth, England. On March 6, 1926, Edward, Beatrice, and their three children set sail for Canada. Edward filed on the western half of 7-78-6-W6, though he canceled that homestead. In 1962, Edward and Beatrice retired to Victoria. Edward died on December 28, 1963.

Sources: Memories and Moments p. 170; Chepi Sepe p. 393