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Remembering Edwin Marshall of Devoran and others lost on the troopship SS Royal Edward

Edwin Marshall of Devcran (c/o Olwen Martin / Ancestry) Remembering Edwin Marshall of Devoran and many other Cornishmen lost on the troopship Royal Edward sunk  en route to Gallipoli 13 August 1915.

Royal Edward postcard image (Source: Wikipedia)

Royal Edward postcard image (Source: Wikipedia)

The story can be found at our previous blogpost covering Edwin Marshall: Edwin Marshall link

https://devoranwarmemorial.wordpress.com/2013/07/21/devoran-first-world-war-casualties-k-to-p

There is also a BBC Radio Cornwall World War One at Home radio extract about the Royal Edward sinking at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p022v86t

Devoran war memorial names M to W

Devoran war memorial names M to W

Edwin Marshall, remembered in his home village 100 years on.

Posted by Mark Norris, Devoran War Memorial project.