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Name: William EDGAR
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W Service No.: 20/1034
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Consett, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 20th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers ( 1st Tyneside Scottish)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: May Avenue, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 1st June 1916
Place of Death: La Boiselle, Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. 1st Battle of Albert, 1st 13th July 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals: War Medal. Victory Medal.
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War (spelt Elgar)
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