Old Woodstock 28th January. Baptised April 1884 Parish register
Parents Thomas, labourer and Esther Elizabeth
Siblings Margaret (1872-1961), Albert John (1877), Edwin (1878-1883), and George (1881).
He also had a half-brother (John Parker Margetts, 1865-1950).
Resident in Old Woodstock (1901 census) Son of Thomas and Esther Elizabeth Styles, of Old Woodstock.(CWGC)
Lived in Oxford Street.
Edward was a house painter employed in Rottingdean.
Family still living in Woodstock.
Regiment: 9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment.
Went to France in 1914. Died in the County Hospital at Brighton 9th December 1914 aged 29. Parish magazine April 1915.
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Buried in Woodstock 12th December 1914.
Total identified casualties 14
inscription reads IN LOVING MEMORY OF EDWARD STYLES WHO ENTERED INTO REST DECEMBER 9TH 1914 AGED 29 YEARS "THY WILL BE DONE"
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Researched by: Alice Hipkiss
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Photograph of grave copyright Joanne Onions, Rottingdean War Memorial copyright, “David Larkin, War Memorials Online”. http://www.warmemorials.org/
Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch. Further information Thomas Robinson