Topic: Edward Dyson WEBB

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Died aged 40 years. 

Declared age: 37 years

Hair: Black                                 Eyes: Light Brown

Height: 5' 6½"                             Complexion: Dark

Weight: 133lb.

NOK: Mrs H Webb (mother), Whittaker St, Foxton also Jonas Webb (brother), 11 Heretaunga St, Palmerston North.

Last Employer: Osborne & Smith


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Edward Dyson WEBB

Date of birth:12 March 1880
Date of death:01 September 1918
Place of birth:Foxton, New Zealand
Awards:British War Medal, Victory Medal
Last known residence:Coley St, Foxton
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:In the field, France
Buried where:Bancourt British Cemetery. 1A. Headstone 8
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:Henry Webb
Fathers occupation:Labourer
Mothers name:Linda (née Barker)
Siblings:Harry (b 1876), Thirza (b 1877 d 1896), Emily ( 1882), Jonas (b 1884, m 1908), Myra (b 1887), Ethel (b 1889), and Charlotte (b 1892)
Date of arrival overseas:16 August 1917
Theatres of war:Western Europe 1917, 1918
Place of embarkation:Wellington on HMNZT No 87
War memorial:Foxton; Foxton School
Christian names:Edward Dyson
Place of arrival overseas:Devonport, England
Service number:51091
Religion:Church Of England
Date enlisted:28 February 1917
Final rank:Private
Regiment or service:3rd Bn Wellington Regiment NZEF
Embarkation date:12 June 1917
User reference:10.215