Edward Rushton

Edward Rushton born 25th June 1896 and baptized 6th September 1896 at St Peter’s Church Woolton. Father Edward a weelwright.

Sapper Edward Rushton born in Woolton and in 1901 aged 4 Living with Father also called Edward and Mother Hannah and Sisters Bessie aged 11, Annie aged 19, Ellen aged 8, Sarah aged 6 living at 47b Allerton Rd Woolton.

Edward Rushton age 14 a joiner in 1911 living with father Edward and mother Ann family living 30 Gladstone Street Woolton.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission has Edward Rushton the son of Edward and Hannah Rushton living at 30 Gladstone Street Woolton and Pension record has same address with pension first given to mother Hannah who died in 1927 and then to Father Edward . Soldiers effects given to father Edward.

Sapper Edward Rushton Serving the 61st Field Royal Engineers serial number 99824. died 21st March 1918.

Sapper Edward Rushton is Remembered with Honour Pozieres