Bill Edgar
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Alexander William Edgar (1920 - 1943)

Alexander William (Bill) Edgar
Born in Bainsville, Glengarry Co., ON, Canadamap
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Husband of — married 30 Jan 1943 (to 4 Dec 1943) in Belleville, Hastings Co., ON, Canadamap
Died in Hustedt, Germanymap
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Biography

Bill Edgar was shot down while on a bombing mission over Hustedt, Germany. His body was recovered, though badly burned, and he was buried by locals as "Unknown American." Later, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission exhumed the body and identified it through the other crew members buried with them. He was re-buried in Hanover Cemetery, Germany.

Sources

  • CHARLES EDGAR 1772 - 1856, Lancaster Township, Glengarry County and His Descendants 1772 - 1998 [in part] arranged by Rhoda Ross and Alex W. Fraser 1998. ISBN 921307-70-5
  • http://www.edgargen.ca/William_Edgar.pdf
  • WWII Records


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  • James Edgar Find Relationship : Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 111 markers, haplogroup I1a, FTDNA kit #126416 + Y-Chromosome Test 44 markers, haplogroup I1a
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