Ardley, Edward Osborn

Fitter Staff Serjeant 4 Edward Osborn Ardley. B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company. Died as a result of an accident in England on 27th September 1914, aged 41.  Buried Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, London.

  • Born at Croydon
  • Birth registered in 1st quarter of 1873
  • Married Constance Octavia Timms in 4th quarter of 1904
  • Admitted into HAC on 9th March 1905
  • Service no. 4
  • Occupation on enlistment given as Contractor for Ardley & Sons
  • Occupation in 1911 census given as salesman for office furniture company
  • Enlisted at EC4
  • Lived at 7 Elphindale Road, Herne Hill, Surrey
  • Died as a result of accident on 27th September 1914
  • Aged 41
  • Died at Norwood Cottage Hospital, Norwood, Surrey
  • Buried Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, London
  • Grave reference M.7.1972.
  • Son of Edward and Anna Ardley
  • Husband of the late Constance Octavia Ardley
  • Left widow and two children
  • Left £30. Administration granted to Constance Octavia Ardley.


England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
1911 Census records accessed via
Database of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Soldiers Died in the Great War
GRO Index of Marriages 1904 accessed via
The Honourable Artillery Company in the Great War – G. Goold Walker

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