Leonard Comer Wall

Leonard Comer Wall was the only child in a well off family who enlisted at the start of the war straight from public school just before his 18th birthday, and died in Flanders Fields aged 20.

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Lieutenant Leonard Comer Wall

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Alexander Edwards


Alexander Edwards was probably, at 60, the oldest man with a local connection to die due to the war. Like most of the other older men to die, he died at sea. We only know about him from this family grave at St Bridget, West Kirby,

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Edwards family grave at St Bridget, West Kirby

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