Other names: Edgar
Locations in this story: Sandford, Orcas, DorsetMargaret Marsh, Shaftesbury, DorsetMere, Wiltshire
Story: Edgar Bartlett was born in Sandford Orcas, Dorset, in 1887 and baptised there on 18 Sep 1887 the son of George Phillips Bartlett and Augusta Eliza Bartlett (Morrish). He spent most of his early life in various places in Somerset until by 1911 the family had moved to Church Farm, Margaret Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset. Edgar had enlisted with the Dorset (Queen's Own) Yeomanry as a Private (Service No. 1582). He later formed part of the Corps of Hussars (Service No. 230818). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge on 10 Apr 1919 he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. His death was recorded at the Mere, Wiltshire, Registry in 1926. His brothers, Maurice Bartlett and Alec Bartlett, also served in the conflict.