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Rifleman Edgar Daniel Schaeffer was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1890, in Edmonton, the son of German-born merchant Johann Friedrich and Alice Antonie Schaeffer (née Rauch), of London.

Schaeffer died on 13 May 1915, on the Western Front, while serving with "B" Company, of the 1/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), The London Regiment.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Menin Gate Memorial.

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