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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Henry Frederick Tosdevin -

Unknown person Name : Henry Frederick Tosdevin

Son of : John Tosdevin and Ellen Tosdevin (née Alderman) of Arreton.

Born : 3 February 1880, Arreton.
  Census information :

1881 : John and Ellen Tosdevin and family including Henry Fred. are at 'Guards' Arreton. John Tosdevin is a Dairyman.

1891 : not found

1901 : not found

1911 : Henry Frederick and Edith Mary Tosdevin are at 3 Gibbons Road, Newhaven, Sussex. Henry Frederick Tosdevin is a Sergeant in the R.G.A. with 13 years 6 months service.

  Marriage Details :

Spouse : Edith Mary Tosdevin (née Goodchild)

Married : 1903, St George's Church, Arreton

Children : Annie Edith (born Merstone 1904); Ethel May (born Gibraltar 1910).

Edith Tosdevin remarried, in 1922, Oliver A Hayles. Their address was Appleford Manor, Godshill.
  Service Details :

Serjeant 20898 Henry Frederick Tosdevin, HQ Staff 24th Bde., Royal Garrison Artillery.

  Casualty Details :

Died 21 July 1915 aged 36

Buried at Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Arreton Parish War Memorial
Arreton Parish Roll of Honour
Additional inscription on family headstone at Godshill : All Saints Churchyard.
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

IW County Press, 31 July 1915: Killed in Action etc :

TOSDEVIN - July 21, at the Military Hospital, Europa, Gibraltar (en route for the Dardanelles), Sergt. H.F. Tosdevin, 24th Brigade, R.G.A., dearly beloved husband of Edith Tosdevin (née Goodchild, Scotland Farm, Godshill), aged 36
  Page status :
Page last updated : 30 October 2014 (added link to additional inscription)


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