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About Edward Boaz Eagar, Captain
Killed in action at Belmont. 23rd Nov. 1899. Aged 39. Son of Colonel Edward Hungerford Eagar (40th Foot) and Elizabeth Kelly. Born 7th April 1860. Served in the Nile expedition 1898 (medal and bar).
Memorial at St. Peter's Church, Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Glos. - "Sacred to the memory of Elizabeth relict of Lieut Col. Edward Hungerford Eagar, 40th Regiment, and daughter of the late Denis Kelly, Esq. of Castle Kelly Co Galway Ireland died at Cheltenham, December 19th 1892. Also in loving memory of her son Edward Boaz Eagar, Captain in the 5th Fusiliers, who fell at the Battle of Belmont, S. Africa Nov. 23rd 1899, Aged 39 years."
Regiment: 1/Northumberland Fusiliers
Edward Boaz Eagar, Captain's Timeline
April 7, 1860
November 23, 1899
Belmont Koppie, Free State, South Africa