Eden, John Albert

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 21
Date of birth: c1894

Parents: John Henry and Charlotte Julia Eden
Address: 38 Albert Street

Occupation: Groom

John Albert Eden was born at the end of 1894, and baptised at All Saints Church on 6th January 1895. His parents were John Henry and Charlotte Julia Eden.  John was the third son in a family of seven children.

In 1911 the family were living at 42 Lammas Walk, Saltisford.  John’s father worked as a Coal Porter at the Gas Works, his brother Sidney was working at the Gelatine Factory and another brother Thomas Henry was at the Cycle Works. John was working as a Groom.

Warwick Advertiser 6th March 1915

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 2463
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 10th Brigade, 4th Division
Date of death: Thursday, February 04, 1915
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action - St Yves sector, Belgium
Commemorated/Buried: Prowse Point Military Cemetery, Belgium
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at:


  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Warwick Advertiser excerpt courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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