Cureton, Edgar

Regimental Number: 450; 357135; 795255
Rank: Gunner
Branch: Royal Field Artillery

Edgar was born at 20 Scott Street in Bradford, Yorkshire, England to Edwin and Harriet (Farr) Cureton. He served in the Royal Field Artillery during World War I. In 1927, Edgar emigrated to Canada aboard the SS Montclare and arrived in St. John, New Brunswick on April 17. His intention was to work on a CPR land settlement scheme in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but he eventually traveled further west. Edgar died on October 14, 1966 at the age of 75 and was buried in the Hythe Cemetery.

Biographical information provided by a great-nephew on October 3, 2022.