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AfricanderWilliam24Occupation: Agriculturist. Next of kin: Father. Address: Buxton .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
AfricandtKlaasSource: WO100/286Upington TG
AfrikanderAnaries674Foot ScoutSource: Nominal roll in WO127Namaqualand Border Scouts
AgaJacobBearerJoined 12 Dec 99
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps
AganTReceived the Mediterranean Medal
5th Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
Northumberland Fusiliers
AgarEdwardMajorEngineer Services. QSA issued 8 Jun 1903. Also on roll of 26th Company, which mentions a bronze medal. MiD by Roberts 4 Sep 1901.

QSA (3) CC OFS Tr. KSA

TNA ref 155/5; 157/34; 314/39

CMG; QSA (3), CC, OFS, Tr (Major E. Agar, RE); KSA (2) (Maj. E. Agar, RE); BWM (Col. E. Agar); France, Legion of Honour, Officer's breast badge, gold and enamels; Belgium, Order of Leopold I, Officer's breast badge with swords, silver-gilt and enamels; Japan, Russo-Japanese War Medal 1904-05; Japan, Order of the Rising Sun, 3rd class neck badge, silver-gilt and enamels; Japan, Order of the Sacred Treasure, 3rd class neck badge, silver-gilt and enamels, repair to one red cabochon 'jewel'; Russia, Order of St Anne, 2nd class neck badge by Edouard, gold and enamels; Denmark, Slesvig Medal 192

CMG LG 1 January 1919. Legion of Honour LG 15 April 1916. Order of St Anne LG 24 November 1916. Order of Leopold LG 21 September 1917. Order of the Rising Sun LG 10 October 1918. Edward Agar was born on 30 May 1859, son of Major Edward Walter Agar, late Bombay Infantry, and educated at Cheltenham College, August 1870-76 (Junior (Mathematical) Scholar, 1872; Senior (Mathematical) Scholar, 1874; Hornby Prize, 1874; Schacht Prize, 1875-76). He attended the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 1876-78, where he 'passed in' First in order of merit, and 'passed out' First Engineer, having won the Pollock Gold Medal and Prizes for Mathematics and Mechanics, German, Spanish, and Italian. He joined the Royal Engineers in 1877, becoming Captain in 1888, Major in 1896, Lieutenant-Colonel in 1903, and Colonel in 1908. He passed staff college in 1886, qualified in German as a voluntary subject and in Russian as an extra subject, and served subsequently as Staff Captain (Intelligence), Headquarters of Army, 1891-94; Deputy-Assistant Adjutant-General (Intelligence, Headquarters of Army, 1894-96. Agar served in the South African war, 1900-02, in command of the 26th Company, Royal Engineers, and took part in the operations in the Orange River Colony, and in the Tr (Mentioned in despatches, Queen's Medal with (3), King's Medal with (2)). He was attached to the Japanese Army in Manchuria, July to September 1905, during the Russo-Japanese War, and was author of a report on Russian and Japanese Field Defences (Japanese War Medal and 3rd class Order of Sacred Treasure). Colonel Agar retired in 1911 but was recalled in 1914 to be a General Staff Officer, First Class (GSO1) at the War Office, 1914-17. From 1917-20 he was Colonel in charge of records, Royal Engineers (Transport Section). After the war, Colonel Agar was British Representitive on the Dano-German Boundary Commission 1920-21, by which the Duchy of Slesvig was returned to the Danish Crown. Colonel Agar died in France on 28 October 1930. Sold with some research including copy MIC which confirms entitlement to BWM only (Theatre of War: Western Europe 'A'; qualifying date, 24 September 1917). DNW Sep 2009 £3700
Royal Engineers, Staff
AgarHSource: QSA and KSA rollsBritish South Africa Police
AgarJReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Queen's Own) Royal West Kent Regiment
AgarJ25784TrooperDemise: Died of disease 09 May 1901
Place: Kroonstad
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
46th Company, 12th Btn, IY
AgarJoseph35600TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls59th Company, 15th Btn, IY
AgarP D7739PrivateDied of disease. Standerton, 22 April 1902
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Prince Consort's Own) Rifle Brigade
AgarRSource: Medal rollsCeylon, Ceylon Mounted Infantry
AgarTA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
AgarW2397Trooper1st Battalion
Demise: Died of disease - enteric fever 30 Sep 1901
Place: Bethlehem
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Imperial Light Horse
AgarW GSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
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