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Edgar Myles VC

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Edgar Myles VC

Person  Male  Born 29/7/1894  Died 31/1/1977

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Middle East

Soldier. Born Edgar Kinghorn Myles. He was deployed with the 8th (Service) Battalion, Welsh Regiment. On 9th April 1916 at Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia, he went out several times alone in front of British trenches to assist wounded men on the battlefield. While under heavy rifle fire, he carried a wounded officer to safety. For his actions he was awarded the Victoria Cross.

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{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Second Lieutenant Edgar Myles W...

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