Edward Austen

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Edward Austen

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Maidstone branch

Died: 22 March 1918


Edward John Austen was born in Tonbridge in 1895, the son of John Charles Austen, an ironmonger, and his wife Jessie Cornelia. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its Maidstone branch.

Early in the First World War Austen went on active service in the army, serving as a Second Lieutenant, and later Lieutenant, in the London Regiment. He died in France on 22 March 1918. He was 22 years old.



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