Edgars from New Zealand killed in the First World War


As the First World War raged in Europe, soldiers from all over the British Empire came to fight for King and country.  On this page you will find the Edgar's from New Zealand who fought and died in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, or as they are better known as ANZAC.


Pte Charles Edgar, 6/1836
Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Died Monday 21st June 1915, age 35
The son of John and Annie Edgar, of 421, St Asaph St, Linwood, Christchurch.
Grave Ref 74 Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey

Pte Charles Wallace Edgar, 8/193
Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Died Tuesday 4th May 1915, age 27
The son of Adam and Catherine Edgar of Taurangi Home, Netherby, Christchurch
Grave Ref 75 Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey

Cpl Jesse Edgar, 613308
1st Battalion Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Died Saturday 27th April 1918, age 31
The son of Mrs M Edgar, Portrush, Co Antrim, Ireland
Grave I.D. 16 Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezain Court, Somme, France

Trooper John Edgar 9/271
Otago Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F.
Died Friday 6th August 1915
The son of Mr and Mrs J Edgar, Green Island, Dunedin
Grave 7 Chunuk Bar (New Zealand) Memorial, Turkey

L/cpl Neil Edgar 27477
2nd Battalion Otago Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Died Saturday 22nd December 1917, age 28
The son of Andrew and Ellen Edgar, North East Valley, Dunedin
Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Belgium