Edward William Frank FARMER died on April 9th, 1917. He was a Private in the 21st Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. His age is not known.
On the high ground overlooking the Somme River in France, where some of the heaviest fighting of the First World War took place, stands the Thiepval Memorial. Towering over 45 metres in height, it dominates the landscape for miles around. It is the largest Commonwealth memorial to the missing in the world.
The following is a link to Edward's page on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website from where you can download Edward's Commemorative Certificate.
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