Edgar's from Canada and Newfoundland killed in the First World War



The following names are those of the members of the Edgar family from Canada and Newfoundland who lost their lives in the First World War.

Pte Albert Edgar, 2528
1st Battalion Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Died Tuesday 20th November 1917, age 20
Son of Elizabeth Richards (formerly Edgar) of 35 Pennywell Rd, St John's, Newfoundland, and the late John Edgar
Grave Ref II.G.6. Marcoing British Cemetery, Nord, France

Sec Lieutenant Charles Edgar
1st Battalion Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Died Monday 26th February 1917, age 26
Son of Joseph Highmore Edgar and Martha Edgar, 36 Freshwater Rd, St John's, Newfoundland
Grave Ref I.D.7. Guards Cemetary, Combles, Somme, France

Pte D M Edgar, 475000
46th Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)
Died Saturday 31st March 1917
Grave Ref VI.H.12 Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-Au-Bois, Pas de Calais, France

Sgt D W Edgar, 79397
31st Battalion Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Died Tuesday 6th June 1916
Panel Ref 24-28-30 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium

Pte Edwin Edgar, 737
Royal Newfoundland Regiment
Died Saturday 1st July 1916, age 19
Son of Edwin and Helen Edgar of Greenspond, Bonavista Bay
Memorial Beaumont Hamel (Newfoundland) Memorial, Somme, France

Lieutenant Francis Edgar
2nd Battalion Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Died Tuesday 26th September 1916, age 27
The son of Robert Eadie Edgar and Catherine Chalmers Edgar, 10 Claremont Cresent, Edinburgh, Scotland
Grave Ref I.A.9. Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers La Boisselle, Somme, France

Pte G Edgar, 2129301
27th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Died Wednesday 16th October 1918, age 31
The son of George and Catherine Edgar, Dummingston, Burghead, Morayshire, Scotland
Grave Ref III.J.17 Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France

Pte George Edgar, 132382
13th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Died Monday 4th September 1916
Grave Ref VII.F.14 Serre Road Cemetery No 1, Pas de Calais, France

Pte Robert Edgar, 790238
7th Battalion Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)
Died Wednesday 15th August 1917, age 35
The son of Mary Jane Edgar and the late Walter Edgar, Denecroft, Broomage Avenue, Larbert, Scotland
Grave Ref II.H.9. St Patricks Cemetery, Loos, Pas de Calais, France

Pte T Edgar, 895336
49th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Died Sunday 29th September 1918
Grave Ref III. A.17 Drummond Cemetery, Raillencourt, Nord, France

Pte T Edgar, 46573
15th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Died Tuesday 11th January 1916, age 21
The son of Robert and Martha Edgar, Seaforth, Ontario.  A native of Cumberland, England
Grave Ref VI.A.5 La Plus Douve Fram Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Driver Wilson Edgar, 504244
8th Field Company, Canadian Engineers
Died Thursday 18th April 1918, age 22
The brother-in-law of Dan Bray, 201 Avenue F, North, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Grave Ref II.F.6  Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France

Gunner William Robert Edgar, 304181
9th Battalion Canadian Field Artillery
Died Monday 2nd September 1918, age 22
The son of William and Emily Edgar, 374 Alfred St, Kingston, Ontario
Grave Ref II.D.5  Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, Pas de Calais, France


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Mother Canada cry's for her lost children (Vimy Ridge)


Caribou calls for her lost young (Newfoundland Park)