Born in Malpas, Cheshire in 1893 (baptised 23rd August 1893), the second son of John and Elizabeth Fleet of Church Street, Malpas, Cheshire.
The 1911 Census shows Edgar as a postman in Ellesmere, Shropshire.
Edgar’s younger brother, Wilfred, also lost his life in the Great War.
Regiment : 7th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 21235
Killed in action; France 9 April 1917 Aged 23