Edwin Sagar

Pte 11968 Edwin Sagar

Regiment: 1st Battalion East Lancashire Regiment

Age: 22

Date of death: 3rd September 1916

Next of Kin: Mrs Arthur Heyworth (sister)

Burial recorded on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

Reported missing on 9th September 1916, but confirmation was not received until April 1917 when a comrade wrote to his sister to say he had been killed.

Son of Thomas and Mary Sagar, Hargreaves Fold Farm, his parents were deceased at this time and he lived with his married sister. Edwin was one of the first batch of men to enlist in the East Lancashire Regiment from the Lumb Valley.

Source: Rossendale Free Press 14.04.1917 p.5 col.2