C B EDWARDSRank: Captain
Service Number: . Regiment: S.S. Exchange Mercantile Marine Killed In Action Friday 23rd March 1917 Age 37County Memorial Runcorn
Although CWGC gives his rank as Master, the local newspaper gives his rank as Captain.
He was on board the SS Exchange when it was torpedoed and sunk by a submarine. Two other Runcorn men were on the boat with him, Able Seaman S.N Bennet and able Seaman A Haddock.
Compiled By Graeme Ainsworth with assistance from Percy Dunbavand