Edward Winfrid Milsom (1893 - 1916) son of Francis and Kate Milsom


Edward Winfrid Milsom was born on 4th June 1893, the only son of parents Francis Henry and Kate Milsom.  Edward grew up in Audley Lodge with five half-brothers from his father's previous marriage to Agnes Mary Cox.

Edward joined the British Navy as a very young man in 1906 and passed out as Midshipman on 15th May 1911 aged 18-years.    On 15th December 1914 the UK Navy Listings show Edward as Sub-Lieutenant aboard the dreadnought battleship HMS Hercules.   Two years later Edward is Acting Lieutenant aboard HMS Defence and, like the other brave souls, died at the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916.