Pheasant, E

  • Name on memorial: Pheasant, E
  • Memorial panel: Right
  • Full name: Edward William Victor Pheasant
  • Rank: Private
  • Service details: 22667787 1st Somerset Light Infantry
  • Age at death: 18
  • Date of death: 18/01/1953
  • Birth place: Banbury
  • Parents: Victor F G Pheasant and Emily D Pheasant
  • Mother's maiden name: Hunt/Stratton
  • Parents' marriage details: Banbury Dec-30
  • Wife: unknown
  • Wife's maiden name: unknown
  • Marriage details: unknown
  • Cemetery: Cheras Road Christian Cemetery, Kuala Lumpur
  • Additional information:
    Killed accidentally at Selangar Station, Malaysia, 9 months into his national service.
    Edward’s father died at 38 Edward Street, Banbury on 9 February 1940. Edward’s mother subsequently married Frank Gillett.
    We are grateful to Stuart Rodgers for this information and for the photograph of Edward.

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