1. Memorial:Freemasons VC Memorial Great Queen Street

Awards & Titles:

Victoria Cross
Distinguished Service Order

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: Welsh Regiment 

Action : War Survivor 

Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.

Citations & Commemorations :

  2nd Lt Edgar Kinghorn Myles, Welsh R. For most conspicuous bravery. He went out alone on several occasions in front of our advance trenches, and, under heavy rifle fire and at great personal risk, assisted wounded men lying in the open. On one occasion he carried in a wounded officer to a place of safety under circumstances of great danger.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Excelsior Lodge No. 2832 E.C.East Punjab
Joined : Purbeck No. 4355 E.C. Dorset
Joined : Siwalik No. 2939 E.C. Bengal

6th September 1916
4th October 1916
1st November 1916

Joined Siwalik No. 2939 on 21st June 1917. Joined Purbeck Lodge No 4355 on 7th December 1921 shortly after it was consecrated.

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