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Offline jim1

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Re: WW1 - MEDALS
« Reply #9 on: Friday 09 February 18 13:20 GMT (UK) »
As an aside this is where he fell. Apologies if you already know.
Their objective was Mouquet Farm & quarry.
He was one of 534 casualties of the 16/HLI that day.
Warks:Ashford;Cadby;Clarke;Clifford;Cooke Copage;Easthope;
Edmonds;Felton;Colledge;Lutwyche;Mander(s);May;Poole;Withers.
Staffs.Edmonds;Addison;Duffield;Webb;Fisher;Archer
Salop:Easthope,Eddowes,Hoorde,Oteley,Vernon,Talbot,De Neville.
Notts.Clarke;Redfearne;Treece.
Som.May;Perriman;Cox
India Kane;Felton;Cadby
London.Haysom.
Lancs.Gay.
Worcs.Coley;Mander;Sawyer.
Kings of Wessex & Scotland
Census information is Crown copyright,from
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

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Re: WW1 - MEDALS
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 11 February 18 09:47 GMT (UK) »
thank you Jim

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Re: WW1 - MEDALS
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 11 February 18 19:21 GMT (UK) »
It was only Officers who had to apply for medals (or applied on their behalf by e.g family if deceased). Those for the rank & file men were automatically sent to the last address known on their file.



Note the date stamp 21 Jun 1983. This means someone approached the medal authorities regarding this man/medals around that date. My understanding is that those records (i.e who, why etc) no longer exist.

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Re: WW1 - MEDALS
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 11 February 18 19:29 GMT (UK) »
Here's a thread from 2008 on the Great War Forum which is about him (and another relative) Bear in mind that many documents were not online at that time.

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/topic/109947-medals-issued/?tab=comments#comment-1045591


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Re: WW1 - MEDALS
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 09:29 GMT (UK) »
thank you Gwil.

That's interesting what you said about approach in 1983. I am next of kin if you like got me wondering now.