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Edgar Howarth

Edgar Howarth

Date of Birth



Borough Road College

Service number


WW1 rank

Lance Corporal

Middlesex Regiment, 16th Battalion

Date of death

1 July 1916


Thiepval Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Pier and Face 12D and 13B)


Lance Corporal Edgard Howarth attended Borough Road College for two years, and competed in rugby for the college. He had a proficiency in Latin, having passed the advanced course with credit. He is listed as being destined for immediate service as a Private in the 16th Battalion Middlesex Regiment. After leaving the college he enlisted into the Middlesex Regiment 16th Battalion. In the college ROH he is listed as “missing believed killed”, his date of death is listed as 1 July 1916.


Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/14/10 [BRCRU010], BRCSYG033, Commonwealth War Graves Commission