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Forename(s): Edgar Eric
Place of Birth: Wick, Caithness, Scotland
Service No: 121262
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Engineers
Battalion / Unit: Base Signal Depot
Date of Death: 1917-10-20
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: 6. H. 22.
CWGC Cemetery: DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Edgar Eric Mayo was the son of Joseph and Hannah Elizabeth Mayo, née Percival. Hannah (born Bainbridge, Yorkshire, c. 1869) was the daughter of Christopher and Ellen Percival who at one time farmed at High Fors, near Stalling Busk, Yorkshire.
1901 Wick, Caithness Census: 1, Murchison Street, Pulteneytown - Edgar E. Mayo, aged 2 years, born Wick, son of Joseph and Hannah E. Mayo.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Spr Edgar E. Mayo, 121262, R.E.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Spr Edgar E. Mayo, 121262, Royal Engineers.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Spr Edgar Eric Mayo, 121262, R.E. Wireless Sig. Co. Date and Place of Death: 20.10.17. G. E. Africa. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Hannah E. £15 16s. 3d.
Edgar is commemorated on the Burgh of Wick War Memorial.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
MAYO, Edgar Eric, aged 18, R.E., grandson of the late Mr. C. Percival, Grassington, died of wounds, East Africa, Oct. 20, 1917.
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