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Name:
Edgar Towers
Casualty No.:
Initials:
E
Service No.:
14525
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
22
Ranks:
Sergeant
Unit:
15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
8 Front Row
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Killed in action. Presumed dead.
Date of Death:
25-January-1915
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Loos Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of Robert and Sarah Towers

Notes:

Took part in 'one of the first great battles of the War' possibly the that of 25th September 1915 in the Loos area.  In 1916, news was received that he had not been since. After a year, he was presumed dead. 

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Sources:
First Name: cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Last Name: newmp.org.uk; cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Initials: newmp.org.uk; cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Notes: Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Service: newmp.org.uk; cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Ranks: newmp.org.uk; cwgc.org; Service Number: cwgc.org; Unit: newmp.org.uk; cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Home Address: cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Age at Death: cwgc.org; Cause of Death: Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Date of Death Day: cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Date of Death Month: cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Date of Death Year: cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Overseas Commemorated: newmp.org.uk; cwgc.org; Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Family Details: cwgc.org; Notes: Evenwood's Heyday by Elsie Anderson et al available at the Bowes Museum; Local Memorials: newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;