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Private EDWARD RUST

Service Number: 1830
Regiment & Unit/Ship

Yorkshire Regiment

4th Bn.

Date of Death

Died 30 April 1915

Age 19 years old

Buried or commemorated at

HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY

I. G. 35.

France

  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Additional Info Son of the Rev. Edward Rust, of The Vicarage, Hamsteels, Co. Durham. Educated at Scorton Grammar School, Yorks.
  • Personal Inscription SERIOUSLY WOUNDED WHILE ADVANCING WITH HIS REGIMENT IN THE FIGHTING NEAR ST. JULIEN SAT. APRIL 24. 1915 HE WAS TAKEN TO THE FIELD HOSPITAL BUT WAS SO EAGER TO UPHOLD THE HONOUR OF HIS REGIMENT AND TO SERVE HIS COUNTRY THAT HE RETURNED NEXT DAY TO THE FIRING LINE AND REMAINED WITH HIS COMRADES UNTIL THEY WERE RELIEVED AND DIED ON APRIL 30TH COURAGEOUS TO THE END AND BELOVED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM
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