Regimental Number: 32582; 101364
Branch: 49th Battalion
Edgar was born in Cottonwood County, Minnesota on July 10, 1892 (or July 12, 1891). He first enlisted in Edmonton in January of 1915, but was discharged on May 11 as he was “not likely to become an efficient soldier.” In September of 1915, Edgar enlisted again, this time in Lake Saskatoon. This time he was accepted. Edgar received a gunshot wound and fractured his jaw in September of 1916 at Albert, France. According to his service file, Edgar was living in Pouce Coupe in 1922 (his parents also lived in Pouce Coupe at the time of his enlistment.