Service no. 216940
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery, 12th Bty. 35th Bde.
Died age 24 on 21 October 1917
Son of Michael and Ellen Driscoll, of 2 Crimsworth Road, Wandsworth Road, London.
Remembered at The Huts Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 Edward Driscoll, 18, was working as a driller (acetelyne) and living with his family in 4 rooms at 26 Madrid Place (now gone), South Lambeth. Michael Driscoll, 56, was a road sweeper for the borough council. He was born in City of London, where Ellen Driscoll, 55, was also born. The couple had had 7 children, 4 of whom survived. James Driscoll, 25, was a carman for the LRSW Railway. Both sons were born in Lambeth.