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76 Walnut Tree Avenue

History of 76 Walnut Tree Avenue


Edmund Cross, lodger, 67, widower, retired solicitor, b Cambridge

Albert Edmund Chisholm, 17, solicitor’s clerk, b Cambridge

In 1901 Albert had been living with Edmund at 6 Cromwell Place, Cambridge, which seems to have been very near Walnut Tree Avenue.

Albert Edmund Chisholm: Lance Corporal G/40645, 12th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge’s Own). Killed in action Thursday 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Cambridge, enlisted Chelsea, Middlesex. Adopted son of Edmund Cross, of 76, Walnut Tree Avenue, Cambridge. Formerly, Middlesex Hussars. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7. See also Cambridge Guildhall (Cambridge Gas Roll of Honour)


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