Flower, Edward Avenell

Dates: 1893-1917

War Service:
Lance Corporal EDWARD AVENELL FLOWER served with 16th battalion, Manchester Regiment and died of his wounds on 24th April 1917, aged 24.

He is buried in London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at the church of St Catherine, Hatcham and on the St Pauls, Deptford WW1 War Memorial.

He was the son of Kirby Avenell and Louisa Flower of 3, Sprules Rd., Brockley.

He was born c1893 and baptised on 23rd April 1893 at St Mary Magdalene, Peckham. At this time the family were living at 28 Mornington Road.

In 1911 he was recorded living at 3 Sprules Road, Brockley with his parents, Kirby Avenell and Louisa Matilda, and his sisters, Amelia Beatrice and Francis Gertrude. He was employed as a commercial clerk.


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