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Edgar William Howes


Howes, Edgar William, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, formerly of Brandon, Manitoba. Occupation: carpenter. Military Service: Private, Lance Corporal, Reg. No. McGill 38, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “[T.G.G.] Ellis, [E.W.] Howey [Howes] and myself seem to have permanently established in a listening post about 25 yards from the Germans,” 2:4 Oct ’15. Eddie Howse [Howes] and [E.L.] Hanson wounded, 2:7 May ‘16. According to Hodder-Williams, 210, L/Cpl. Howes was wounded 7 May 1916 and struck of strength 14 May 1916.