Moro River Canadian War Cemetery
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Joseph Edwards
Joseph Edwards Private F/40842 West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. September 24, 1919 Pondville, Richmond Co., NS July 16, 1940 Farmer Single Roman Catholic Stanley Edwards (brother) West Arichat, Cape Breton, NS December 11, 1943 24 Moro River Canadian War Cemetery IX. C. 7. Commemorated on page 157 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 2 Joseph was the son of Francis and Marie Jane (Gerard) Edwards. Marie Edwards died in 1921. Prior to his enlistment Joseph worked on a farm in Kentville, NS. He was killed in action near St. Vito, near the Moro River, while serving in Italy. He was initially buried in St. Vito, in an orchard.