Private Edwin Little 12th October 1917

In this month we will be remembering Private Edwin Little, service number 202147 of the 6th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment, who was killed in action on the 12th October 1917, at the age of 21.  At the time of his death his battalion was attached to the 53rd Brigade, 18th (Eastern) Division, who were involved in the Battle of Passchendaele.  He has no headstone but is named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium and is on the War Memorial in Ruan Church.  He received the Victory and British Medals.
Edwin was the only son of Richard Edwin & Eliza Ann Little of Tresemple, St Clement, Truro.  The Little family for over 20 years lived at Ruan High Lanes.  In 1911 Edwin was a boarder at Truro Wesleyan College.poppy