Edward was born 18th April 1892 at the Stag and Hounds public house
Croydon. His father Thomas was licensee at the time. At the age of
eighteen Edward joined the Royal Navy at Gillingham in Kent. Edward's
naval career extended to World War 2 and at the end the war he was
serving as a British Warrant Office working in Fiji and the Pacific.
At this time he married a Fijean lady. His wife shortly died and they
didn't have any children. He later married Pauline Vakaloloma and they
had three children, Edna, George and Edward jnr.
Edward lived to age of 92 and died in 1984 in Fiji. His son George
still lives in Fiji with his family. Edna now lives in New Zealand,
Edward jnr lives in the USA. Thanks to Edward and his wife Curl for
prviding the details and photos.
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