Redway, Edgar Henry

Edgar Redway
Edgar Redway

Captain Edgar Henry Redway was born c 1869 in Exmouth, Devon, England, son of William Edwin Redway and Ellen Rose Hodge. In 1884 his father, a maritime architect, moved his family to Toronto, Ontario.

On 1 October 1902 he married Ethel F. Kingsnorth (died 1946.)  They had a son Edwin K. (Ted)  and a daughter Bertha O.

Service Record

  • by 1892 – Private
  • April 14, 1897 – Promoted Corporal
REDWAY G&M apr15.1897 pg 12
From Toronto Globe and Mail, 15 April 1897
REDWAY G&M may01.1902 pg 14 Promotion
From Toronto Globe and Mail, 01 May 1902
  • 1904 – Promoted Lieutenant
  • October 24, 1906 – Promoted Captain
25 october 1906 Newspaper Announcement of Edgar Redway's promotion to Captain.
25 october 1906 Newspaper Announcement of Edgar Redway’s promotion to Captain.
  • 1908 – Applied for land grant for South African War service (see below)
  • 1910 – Still a Captain of G Company
Land grant application
Land grant application

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