Coleshill Remembers World War 1
As a free service to the World War 1 commemoration year, ST-IT Limited have created and are hosting a free database of Coleshill connected veterans.
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Entry for Private Edwin Mallin
3rd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
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Edwin Walter Mallin was the son of Edwin G. and Lizzie Mallin. Born in Gravelley Hill in 1898, he lived with his parents in Northfield before moving to Coleshill. Private Mallin,service number 21968, was enlisted at Birmingham into 3rd battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. He died on the Isle of Wight on 21 March 1917 and is buried in Coleshill Cemetery.
Possible that initials on Coleshill War Memorial are incorrect...Shown as F W rather than E W.
Service Serial No: 21968 CWGC Record at: - http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2751091/MALLIN,%20E%20W Find A Grave Memorial# 74106278 at: - http://www.findagrave.com/
Baptised at Aston, St Peter and St Paul 20 Feb 1898 to Edwin George & Lizzie Howard recorded as of 14 Woodland Road, Gravelly Hill. Fathers Occupation recorded as a Traveller.