Lt. Edgar Arnold Merrill, Gold Coast

1883 Nov 13.. Born Hackney, London

1891 census at 9, Queens Downs Road, Hackney, South Hackney

1911 census at 284, Holmesdale Road, Croydon

1917 Apr 18. The undermentioned to be temp. Lts. whilst serving with W. Afr. Frontier Force. — E. A. Merrill. From 1914 to 1918, the Gold Coast Regiment served in battles against German forces in Cameroon and in the long East Africa campaign.

1919 Feb 27 Arrives in UK from Gold Coast Colony. He is Army and travels 1st class.

1919 Jun 16. The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish their commns. and retain the rank of Lt.: — E. A. Merrill, W. Afr. Fron. Force.

1920 Feb 11. Leaves UK for Gold Coast. He is now a "merchant"

1920 Nov 18 Arrives UK from West Africa. He is a "merchant"

1921 Jun 1. Joined ADRIC with service no 2019. Posted to Q Coy

1921 Aug 23. Appointed A/CQM

1922 Jan 14 . Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1935 Oct/Dec married in Willesden, M'sex to Constance A Reeves

1939 Register Living at 80A Boundry Road , Hove M.B., Sussex. He is a Temporary Clerk at UA Board, his wife is Constance.

1951 Oct/Dec Died Hove, Sussex aged 66