Edwards, Evelyn Hector Osmond (b.1926) and Elsie Edith Hardway (b.1924)

Evelyn Hector Osmond Edwards (b.1926) and Elsie Edith Hardway (b.1924)

Evelyn Hector Osmond Edwards (b.1926)
Son of  Richard Charles Edwards (1885-1956) and Evelyn Constance Eagle (1889-1871)
Born in Bombay on 27 July 1926
Christ Church High School, Bombay 1930-1942
Le Martiniere College, Lucknow 1943
Lawrence Memorial Royal Military School, Ghora Gully, Muree Hills 1943-1944
Resided at Santa Cruz, Bombay, in a large flat provided by Bombay, Noroda and Central India Railway. The railway was the largest privately owned British railway in India. He also lived in Brady’s Flats, Colaba, Bombay.
While at High School, Evelyn became part of the soccer Hockey and cricket teams and when at the L,M.R.M. School he represented them in their soccer and cricket teams.
When Evelyn left school he served in the R.A.F. for four years . He served as a Ground Gunner and after the war he worked for the R.A.F. Special Investigations Branch for about 18 months.
He then became an Overseer in a dockyard in Bombay.
When his family moved to Britain in 1950 he began work as a clerk with British Railways. He and his family lived at 83, The Avenue, Wembley Park. It was during this time that he met and married a fellow clerk at British Railways, Elsie Edith Hardway.
Married in Gidea Park, Essex, UK  on 3 April  1954 to Elsie Edith Hardway (b.1924). Elsie was born in London 6 October 1924.
Evelyn and Elsie had three children
In November 1963, Evelyn (Eddie) and Elsie together with their children emigrated to South Australia. Eddie worked as a clerk first at Adelaide University and then at Flinders University.
In 1967 Eddit began working as an Inspector of Wages at the Department of Labour and Industry. He retired from the Department in 1991


1.Christine Elizabeth Edwards (b.1954)
Born in the UK on 15 December 1954
Married in Sunnybrae Regency Park, South Australia to Alexander Brown (b.1956) on 22 September 1988. Alexander was born in Scotland on 4 February 1956.

2. Elizabeth Ann Edwards (b.1956)
Born in Hillingdon, Middlesex, UK on 10 November 1956
Married in Barossa Valley, South Australia to Matthew John Macer (b.1957). Matthew on born in Perth, Western Australia on 15 November 1957
They had two children,

(i) Christopher Lee Edwards (b.1982)
Born in Box Hill, Victoria, Australia on 15 March 1982

(ii) Melanie Jane Edwards (b.1984)
Born in Elizabeth, South Australia on 18 May 1984)

3. Katherine Jane Edwards (b.1967)
Born in Adelaide, South Australia on 16 December 1967

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