Edgar George Whitcombe

Memorial: Wapley - St Peter's Church

Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 30492

Parents: George and Mary Whitcombe

Marital status: Married

Home address: Codrington, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol

Date of birth: 1890

Date of death: 01/09/1916

Buried/Commemorated at: Loos Memorial (Panel 64 and 65), France

Age: 26

Further information:

Edgar George Whitcombe was born in 1890, to parents George and Mary Whitcombe. Edgar was married to May Evelyn and they lived at Codrington

Edgar George Whitcombe served with the 1st Battalion of the Worcesteshire Regiment as a private. Edgar was killed in action on the 1st September 1916, he was awarded the Victory and British medals

Edgar George Whitcombe is remembered on the Loo Memorial in France and on the Chipping Sodbury and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital board, which is now in Yate and District Heritage Centre

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre, Forces War Records and CWGC