Horace Henry Eade

21556, “A” Coy. 9th Battalion. Royal Fusiliers. Enlisted in London. Gained one campaign medal. Killed in Action 7th July 1916 aged 22. Remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France .

Born at Chiddingstone between October and December 1893. Second son of Horace and Elizabeth Eade of 7, Chiddingstone Causeway, Tonbridge, Kent. Resident in Lewisham.

Chiddingstone. Private H. Eade (Killed)
Chiddingstone. Private H. Eade (Killed)
Horace Eade's grandparents' gravestone in St Luke's Churchyard, Chiddingstone Causeway
Horace Eade’s grandparents’ gravestone in St Luke’s Churchyard, Chiddingstone Causeway

In loving memory of
Alfred Eade
died September 11th 1915 age 83

Also Mary Eade wife of the above
died September 13th 1914 age 82

“They live for aye whom we call dead”

In loving memory of Horace Henry Eade
grandson of the above
9th batt Royal Fusiliers City of London
killed in action on the Somme
and buried where he fell
age 22

How went the day
He died, but never knew
But well or ill
England he died for you

Remembered on the Chiddingstone Causeway and Edenbridge Hospital War Memorials and on grandparent’s gravestone in St Luke’s Churchyard in Chiddingstone Causeway.

Last Updated 7 November 2008