Born: June 29, 1918
Killed in Action: January 31, 1944 while serving in Italy
3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
Pvt. Edwards entered service on June 11, 1942, and served under General George S. Patton in North Africa, Tunisia, Sicily and Italy.
At the time of his death, Pvt. Edwards was survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. E. L. Edwards, five sisters, Mrs. A. J. Lewis, Mrs. George L. Arvin, Mrs. Harwood Webb, Mrs. Charles Jackson and Miss Marion Edwards, and three brothers, J.L. Edwards, C.B. Edwards and Harvey Edwards.
Interment: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia