a ww1 1915 star on original ribbon named to.
2 lieut e p Widdecombe iaro att 1 s & m
born 17th June 1876 at Berry Pomeroy in Devonshire.
attended Cambridge University at downing college.
His MIC states bef entry 9th July 1915 .
Edward served with 1st sappers and miners .
he is noted as mentioned in despatches Sir Douglas haigs Despatch of 8th November 1918 as worthy of special mention a Lieut , temporary captain, accting major Royal engineers.
1939 living at Torquay in Devon a retired civil engineer.
he died 2nd December 1955 and is buried at Berry Pomeroy.
please see the bwm to 2nd lieut w j w Baker Wiltshire regt as Edward was the beneficiary of bakers Estate.