Edgar was born in 1890, the son of Isaac and Elizabteh Royal, of Brickkiln Farm, Weeting.

He enlisted with the Essex Regiment on 4th September 1914. He arrived in France on 25th July 1915 and was discharged wounded on 2nd May 1917.

Silver War Badge

1915 Star

Victory Medal

British War Medal

Silver War Badge

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