Edith Harrild

Discover more about Orpington refugee committee member Edith Harrild

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Edith Harrild

Edith Harrild was 54 at the outbreak of the First World War and lived with her husband and their children at ‘The Shirlies’ on Tubbenden Lane, Orpington.

Farnborough War Memorial

Edith’s son Fred was chosen to be the architect of the Farnborough war memorial.

Post edited July 2016 to correct the forename of Fred Harrild. 


This page was added by Ian Grant on 31/12/2014.

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  • The architect of the Farnborough War Memorial was actually Fred Harrild . Fred was his real Christian name. (not Frederick which was his father’s name).

    By Robin Harrild (14/06/2016)

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