Edgar McKee Harold MM

Rank: 
Sergeant
Regimental number: 
862297
Unit at enlistment: 
180th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Cemetery: 
Paris Cemetery, Paris, Ontario
Awards or decorations: 
Military Medal
Commemorated at: 
Paris Presbyterian Church, Paris District High School Honour Roll, Penmans Ltd. Honour Roll
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Brantford, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
Paris, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
Paris, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Clerk
Employer: 
Penmans General Office
Religious denominations: 
Presbyterian
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
18
Gallantry medals: 
Yes

Letters and documents

London Gazette: 31142
Date: January 24, 1919
Honour and Award: Military Medal
Authority: 2nd D.O. 4279, September 9, 1918
Name: Harold, Edgar McKee (862297)
Unit: 19th Battalion

BX October 21, 1918

Sergeant Edgar M. Harold Reported Wounded

Mr. John Harold, M.P., has received word that his son, Sergeant Edgar McKee Harold had been wounded in action on Oct. 12  He received gunshot wounds in the left leg, and had been admitted to the general hospital at Boulogne. Sergeant Harold had been recommended only a short time ago for the Military Medal. He went overseas with the 180th Sportsmen Battalion, over two years ago and won his stripes on the field. He has been with the 19th Battalion in France for over a year.

BX December 20, 1980

Edgar McKee Harold

HAROLD, Edgar M. – At the Willett Hospital, Paris, on Friday, December 19, 1980 age 82 years; Edgar McKee Harold dear father of Charles Harold of Red Bay and Nancy Joudrey of Toronto; grandfather of Phillip Stanley, Jennifer and Katherine Harold and James and Cynthia Cook, dear brother of Muriel Pickell; predeceased by his wife Doris Robinson, 1974, brother John A., 1973 and James, 1948.  Resting at the Wm. Kipp Funeral Home, Grand River Street North, Paris, from Sunday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Services will be private Memorial gifts to the Willett Hospital gratefully accepted.