Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Edward Agar

In memory of:

Lieutenant Harold Edward Agar

October 30, 1917

Passchendaele, Belgium

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

September 28, 1891
Howden, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

August 20, 1914
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Frederick Matthew Agar and Margaret Anne Agar, of Hull, England.

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

10. E. 22

Location:

Passchendaele (Passendale) New British Cemetery lies 10.5 Kms north-east of Ieper town centre on the S'Graventafelstraat, a road leading from St Jan to Passendale. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg; the Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout. At the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat, there is a crossroads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Kms along the Zonnebeekseweg, in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). 2 Kms along this road, and after passing Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto the 'S Graventafelstraat. 4 Kms along the 'S Graventafelstraat, and after passing the New Zealand Memorial, lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Inscription on the Menin Gate … Lieutenant Harold Edward Agar is also commemorated on the Menin Gate, Belgium ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Harold E. Agar– Lt. Harold Agar
  • Inscription on Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial
  • Grave Marker

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