Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Latchingdon (St. Michael) Churchyard
Latchingdon (St. Michael) Churchyard in Essex contains a single burial from the First World War. The soldier buried here was a Company Quarter Master Serjeant of the Yorkshire Regiment, Edward William Myers.
St Michael's Churchyard in Latchingdon is a peaceful and carefully preserved churchyard, and is situated on the B1010 Lower Burnham road. The church itself has been decommissioned, and is now used as a private residence. The Latchingdon War Memorial plaque which used to be in the former St Michael’s Churchhas been moved to Chelmsford Museum.
The photo of CQMS Myers' headstone has been kindly provided by Paul, of http://www.flickr.com/photos/harlowirish/.
The photo can be found in http://www.flickr.com/photos/harlowirish/2981085316/.
The grave of QSM Edward William Myers
"IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND EDWARD WILLIAM MYERS
LATE CO. Q. MR. SERGT IN THE XIXTH YORKSHIRE REGT
WHO DIED OCT 15TH 1919 IN HIS 39TH YEAR.
HAVING SERVED KING AND COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR.
Company Quarter Master Serjeant Edward William Myers.
9056. 8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, transferred to (317913) Labour Corps.
Son of Frederick William & Augusta Charlotte Myers. Husband of Eden Myers.
Died at home 15 October 1919. Aged 38.
Born Notting Hill.
(Additional information : From CQMS Myers' Pension Record;- He enlisted into the Yorkshire Regiment at age 14 as a musician and served in South Africa.)
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