John William Agar

Male 1910 - 1933  (~ 23 years)


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  • Name John William Agar 
    Born Between Jan 1910 and Mar 1910  Byfleet, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Aug 1933  Studland, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Age: 23y 
    Memorial stone St. Nicholas John William Agar
    Memorial stone St. Nicholas John William Agar
    Person ID I5715  Kimble Study
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2015 

    Father Harold Evelyn Talbot Agar,   b. 14 Aug 1876,   d. 18 Jun 1962, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Beatrice Frances Jervis Smith,   b. Between Oct 1879 and Dec 1879,   d. 7 Mar 1949, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Between Apr 1904 and Jun 1904  [5
    Family ID F2083  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between Jan 1910 and Mar 1910 - Byfleet, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 23y - 27 Aug 1933 - Studland, Dorset Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1] GRO Index, Chertsey 2a 57.

    2. [S1] GRO Index, Q3 1933 Wareham 5a 248.

    3. [S35] Bucks Herald, Heroic death of Lieut. J. W. Agar, 1 Sep 1933.
      Residents of Kimble and district were shocked to learn of the tragic death on Sunday afternoon of Lieut. J. W. Agar, of the Third Division Royal Corps of Signallers, aged 23 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Agar, of Field Cottage, Little Kimble. Lieut. Agar, who was stationed at Bulford, Salisbury, was drowned at Studland, Swanage, in a gallant attempt to save the lives of two signallers belonging to a party he had taken down to bathe ... Mr. and Mrs. Agar, who attended their son's funeral at Tidworth Military Cemetery on Wednesday, have the deepest sympathy of the who neighbourhood in their tragic bereavement ... Kimble residents who attended the funeral included Dr. and Mrs. L. T. Burra, Mrs. R. Hack, Mr. L. E. A. Jaques, Mrs. C. M. O. Scott, and Mr. H. Spittles, and other members of the staff at Field Cottage.
      A memorial service is being held at Great Kimble Church on Sunday next.

    4. [S1050] Gloucester Citizen, Drowned In Rescue Attempt, 30 Aug 1933.
      "His death was just as honourable as if it had taken place in action," said Mr. Neville Jones, the East Dorset Coroner, in recording a verdict of accidental death at the inquest at Swanage on Lieutenant John William Agar (23) 3rd Division Royal Corps of Signals, stationed at Bulford, whose home address was given as Field Cottage, Little Kimbel, Princes Risborough.

    5. [S1] GRO Index, Uttoxeter 6b 617.