Year of death: 1918
Date of birth: 1895, York
Date of death: 8 Aug 1918
Place of death:
Service number: 242661
Regiment: 1st/5th Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Medals: Previous regiment ASC T/318 Driver. Awarded British War Medal and Victory Medal
Cemetery location: Dean Road Section D
Father Arthur F Agar Mother Sarah Ann Massheder.
Address 1911 Census: 73 Lowther Street, York
The 1/5th battalion was a Territorial battalion. It landed in France on 17 April 2018 and in June 1918 was transferred to 103rd Brigade 34th Division.
Between 20th July and 2nd August the 103rd 34th division fought in the battles of Soissanais and the Ourcq (Marne) and it is recorded that the 34th division captured the Bagneux Ridge during this engagement.
In loving memory of Mathew Agar died June 1st 1884 aged 66 years/Also Arthur Frederick Agar/son of the above/died February 27th 1943 aged 83 years/also Sarah Annie/wife of the above A F Agar/died February 25th 1928 aged 65 years/also Frederick Percy/son of the above A F and S A Agar/died of wounds in France 1918.