|1. Memorial:||Freemasons VC Memorial||Great Queen Street|
Awards & Titles:
|Victoria Cross |
Distinguished Service Order
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|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.
|Type||Lodge 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.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley