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Edwin Tillerson was the son of Percy and Mabel Tillerson, he had an older sister Anthea and alongside his mother and sister was forced to endure abuse from Percy who to the outside world seemed like a lovely man but was religiously crazed and beat Edwin and his mother and raped Anthea. When he was just 16 Edwin became a soldier just to get away from his father who gave him one black eye too many. Edwin fought Imperial Japan during the second world war but was taken prisoner, when his mother found out she thought he'd be able to bear it as he was hard and able to stand blows from his father. But after the war was over his mother received the news her son had died of cholera.

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