Eldon Roy Wagar signature

Eldon Roy Wagar, a chauffeur, signed up in Montreal on this day in 1916. He was born in Napanee on October 11th, 1896, the son of Sampson Wagar and Mary (née Asselstine). The family were living in Richmond Township, close to Deseronto, in 1901 and 1911 and Eldon attended the Deseronto High School.

Eldon joined the 4th Canadian Divisional Train with the regimental number 515348. Divisional Trains were units responsible for transporting baggage and supplies for an infantry brigade. Wagar was described as five feet nine and a half inches tall, with a fresh complexion, brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Wagar survived the war and got married while he was in England to Ena Mabel Higgins in 1919. He died in Ontario in 1948.

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