Private/Company Sergeant Major Edmond Bristow 15/1244

Private/Company Sergeant Major Edmond Bristow 15/1244
Born Hunslet Leeds 1894.
Missing presumed Killed in action,Belgium 20th April 1918.

Edmond was the only son of two children born to Fred and Annie Bristow of Holbeck Leeds, his father was a Police officer at Stocks Hill Police station in Holbeck, and at the time of his enlistment in may 1915 he was labouring at a local engravers, the family were living at number 10, Shafton View, Holbeck.
Edmond served with the Pals in number 6 platoon of B company at Colsterdale Egypt and France, by the time of his death he had risen to the rank of Company sergeant Major and was one of the few original pals left with the battalion. He was listed as missing in action during the last great German offensive in March 1918, his date of death was later confirmed as 20/4/1918.

Having no known grave he is commemorated on the PLOEGSTEERT Memorial, Belgium.

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