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Edward Irving

Alternate name(s): 
Edwin; Gilroy
Nickname: 
Shorty
Date of Birth: 
circa 1903
Marital status: 
single
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
English
Profession: 
machinist
Hometown(s): 
Regina, Saskatchewan; Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Date of Immigration to Canada: 
1928
Political affiliation: 
Communist Party of Canada, 1934
Involvement in On-to-Ottawa Trek: 
Participated in the On-to-Ottawa Trek.
Approximate date arrived in Spain: 
1937-08-10 sailed
1937-10-21 arrived via Massanet
Final status: 
MIA on 1 April 1938 (reported on 12 April); KIA
Sources: 
Figueres List; List of Canadian Casualties in Spain MG30 E173 Vol.1 File 13; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 553; Momryk; Petrou; Hoff