Edgar Myles VC
Person Male Born 29/7/1894 Died 31/1/1977
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.