EAST HADDON HISTORY SOCIETY Northamptonshire, England



Edgar was born in 1873, and lived in Market Harborough. He served in the 9th Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment as a L/Cpl – it is unclear why the Suffolk Regiment.  

His wife was born in Yelvertoft, and was living in East Haddon Grange when her husband died.

Edgar died on 16 March, 1917, aged 35, and lies in the Vermelles British Cemetery, in the Pas de Calais, France, one of some 2000 war dead buried there.

Edgar left behind a wife and three children.

Rank:                Lance Corporal

Service No:     47616