CEF Soldier Detail

Private George Agar
Died: July 24, 1917

Regimental Number:
204089
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
15th Battalion
Company:
D Company
Place of Birth:
Goderich, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Sister; Mrs Ellen Lawson, Cheviot, Saskatchewan
Address at Enlistment:
Cheviot, Saskatchewan
Date of Birth:
January 3, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
December 14, 1915
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
37 1/2 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Loos, France
Date of Death:
July 24, 1917
Age at Death:
21
Buried at:
Lillers Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais,France
Plot:
V. D. 48
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 1Box 48-36
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Source:  LAC files

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

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 15th Battalion D Company
Private Canadian Infantry 5th Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 92nd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 96th Battalion

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.