Agar, George

Regimental Number: 204089
Rank: Private
Branch: Canadian Infantry, Central Ontario Regiment; 96th Battalion; 15th Battalion

George was born in Goderich, Ontario on January 3, 1896. He shipped overseas with brother Stanley and started training in England, then went to France. The brothers arrived in England on Oct. 6, 1916 aboard SS Laconia. George was wounded on July 20, 1917 while defending Hill 70, and his brother Stanley carried him to the rear. A few days later, on July 24, 1917, George died of many shrapnel wounds to his legs and chest. He was buried in the Lillers Communal Cemetery, near Bethune, France.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 280