Edward Joseph Silverton MM


1893 May 5. Born Latchford, Cheshire.

1893 Jul 16 Baptised

1901 census at Burgess Road, Basingstoke

1911 census at 17 Grosvenor Road, Coventry

1912 Mar 7. Leaves UK for USA. A farmer, travels 3rd class.

1914 Sep 18. Enlisted in Canadian E F . He was unmarried, a foreman in "water and sewer", next of kin Edward W Silverton, Whitfield, Falfield, Glocs, England

1918 Mar 13. MM Gazetted to Sgt E J Silverton

1918 Nov 23. East Ontario Regt. Commissioned Lt. No . 18394 Actg . Co. Serjt.-Maj. L J. Silverton,M.M

1919 Jun 22. Temp Lt E J Silverton M.M, East Ontario Regt retires in the British Isles

1920 Nov 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 1058. Posted to I Coy.

1921 Nov 5 to 18 Nov on Leave

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Jan 31. Married at Rathdown, Ireland to Margaret Teresa Hardy

1923 May 26. Edward Joseph Silverton of Thornbury, Glocs fined 10s for driving a lorry without a speed mark.

1939 Register. Living with wife Margaret. He is a Garage Proprietor and living at 62 Kings Drive , Bristol. He is a Lt Commander as well, noted in margin!

1947 Jan 10. Died Bristol, Glocs aged 53