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Private George Agar



Name: Agar, George
Date of birth: 1896-01-03
Place of birth: Goderich Ontario Canada
Next of kin: Sister; Mrs Ellen Lawson, Cheviot, Saskatchewan
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Farmer
Occupation (normalized): General Farmer
Address: Cheviot, Saskatchewan
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1917-07-24
Cause of death: Died of wounds
Buried: Lillers Communal Cemetery, V. D. 48


Regimental number: 204089
Highest Rank: Private (15th Battalion)
Rank detail
  1. Private, 15th Battalion, Infantry (Army). 1917-04-22 to 1917-07-24
  2. Private (Army). 1917-01-04 to 1917-04-21
  3. Private (Army). 1916-10-08 to 1917-01-04
  4. Private (Army). 1915-12-14 to 1916-10-08
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Loos, France


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CWGC ID: 2947274
LAC ID: 2503
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B0048-S036
Uploader's Notes:

Private Agar enlisted with the 96th Battalion at the age of 19 and arrived in England aboard the SS Laconia on October 6, 1916. He transferred to the 15th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) on April 21, 1917 and joined his new unit on May 12, 1917. Private Agar was wounded on July 20, 1917 near Loos France at the age of 21, and died of his wounds at 58th Casualty Clearing Station.

Brother of Irwin Smith Agar, 259945 and James Stanley Agar, 204071.

Uploader's Research notes:

Source: LAC files

Mentioned in "Somewhere in France, The Letters of John Cannon Stothers", p.42-43, 84.

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

[Private Army Canadian Infantry 96th Battalion

Enlisted with his brother James.

Sailed with the 96th Battalion aboard SS Laconia from Halifax to Liverpool, September 27 to October 06, 1916. Posted to East Sandling Camp on arrival.

Private Army Canadian Infantry 92nd Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 5th Reserve Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 15th Battalion D Company

Joined the 15th Battalion on May 07, 1917 at Gouy Servins.

Wounded in both legs by shrapnel in the right side of his chest and both legs while in the trenches near Loos. His brother James carried him back to the dressing station. He died of his wounds on July 24 at 58th Casualty Clearing Station.



Date added: 2006-10-02
Last modified: 2014-03-17