Shoeing-Smith Edward Waugh (9931)

11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars, 1st Cavalry Brigade, The Cavalry Division, B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: St Peter Cowleigh,

Burial/Commemoration: Estrees Communal Cemetery

Nature of Death: Died of wounds Estrees, France 10/10/1918

Next of Kin: Elder son of Mr and Mrs J Waugh of Cowleigh Bank

Education: Cowleigh Mixed School

Capbadge of the 11th Hussars

Edward Waugh served throughout the entire war with the 11th Hussars, landing in France on the 15th August 1914, until he was mortally wounded just over a month before the cessation of hostilities. His Captain wrote to his father in Cowleigh School how good a soldier he was and that his death was deeply felt by his comrades. He was an old boy of Cowleigh School, and he was specially remembered as being capital shot on the school rifle range. His brother went through the war with the Notts and Derbys.

Malvern News 23/11/18

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