Edward Lyndom was the youngest son of 5 children, of Robert and Mary Ann (nee Still, from Leominster) Lyndom. Edward was born in Oswestry and baptised in the Congregational Church on 20 March 1887. His father was a currier or leather dresser, working in Oswestry’s tanning industry. The family lived at 103 Willow Street and later at 1 Signal Terrace, Albert Road.
Edward married Rose Anna Richards (also known as Rosehannah) in 1911 in Oswestry. Rosehannah had two children, Florence born at the end of 1911 and Robert born in 1914. In 1939 Rose was living in Woodside, Oswestry with her son Robert who was a bus conductor.
Soldiers effect £26 9s 1d left to Rose Anna. There was a pension card left to her too.