Povey, Edward G

Edward George Povey, Private CH/18535, Chatham Bn. R.N. Div, Royal Marine Light Infantry
Died 12th July 1915 at Gallipoli, aged 18

 


EARLY LIFE

Son of Mrs. Jane M. Povey, of 157, Eastcourt Rd., Fulham, London.

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WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Edward Povey is buried in grave ref. II. D. 4. of Skew Bridge Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey. At the request of his mother, a cross and the following inscription were added to his headstone:

“Gone but not forgotten”

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Edward Povey, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private Edward Povey is commemorated on the Macclesfield Industrial School war memorial.

 


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