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Offline SM223

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Re: medal Roll Index & MM
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 27 February 18 19:39 GMT (UK) »
Ady, it was Jan 22 1917. I attached the screenshot of it, I think.

Frank, good idea! I will give that a try.

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Re: medal Roll Index & MM
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 27 February 18 20:15 GMT (UK) »
The notes in Williamsons book about 22/1/17 gazette

"This gazette carries a few schedule numbers but many of the cards have none  this would indicate a tidying up of awards from August to November 1916 Dates for citations cover 19/8 to 14/11 and cover actions on the Ancre and Transloy Ridges."

Difficult to track artillery men due to them being sent all over the area in support of actions.

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Researching all Great War soldiers from the Spen Valley of West Yorkshire Especially lads from the Cleckheaton Company of 1/4th West Riding Regiment.

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Re: medal Roll Index & MM
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 28 February 18 19:54 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for the info Ady and I can appreciate the complexity of tracking down individuals, seems like it will remain a mystery!

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Re: medal Roll Index & MM
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 28 February 18 20:03 GMT (UK) »
Local papers are a good source around MM deeds if there was a local paper around at that time maybe a local history group or library could help.

Ady
Lowe(Lower Gornall-Castleford)
Blackburn (Castleford)
Sidwell(Ledsham)
Fairburn(Hartshead)
Wood(Liversedge)
Tallon (Whittington Lancs/Hartshead West Yorkshire)

Researching all Great War soldiers from the Spen Valley of West Yorkshire Especially lads from the Cleckheaton Company of 1/4th West Riding Regiment.