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Title: W.W.1 Royal Warwicks. Regt
Post by: Bearnan on Thursday 16 July 15 17:53 BST (UK)
Very grateful for the help yesterday re grandads W. W. 1 service.........I hope I can ask for help just once more re Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Three of us have tried, and failed, to find our great uncles army number. The problem I'm sure is the surname!  Joseph James Smith. Born 10 February 1895. Address Heneage Street,  Birmingham. His parents were Eliza and John Henry   Smith.  Maybe a new set of eyes might help. Thanks
Title: Re: W.W.1 Royal Warwicks. Regt
Post by: Sc00p on Thursday 16 July 15 20:00 BST (UK)
In 1919 a Joseph James Smith appears on the absent voters list for Duddeston.  Absent from No 5 Court 34 Heneage Street, he is listed as 121391, Drv., 203. A.E Coy., Lab. Corps. 

As he is at the same address in 1922 with an Eliza Smith (also a Thomas Cattell), it's quite possible he is your man.  Did John Henry Smith die prior to 1922.

The WW1 medal card for 121391 shows him as;
Smith Joseph J
R.G.A, Drv 757
Lab. C 121391
Title: Re: W.W.1 Royal Warwicks. Regt
Post by: Bearnan on Thursday 16 July 15 20:27 BST (UK)
Yes that's our man!!!!!!!!! We are so grateful as we've tried hard to find him. Don't know exactly when John Henry died but sure pre 1920. Thanks so much.
Title: Re: W.W.1 Royal Warwicks. Regt
Post by: teddygreen1 on Monday 22 January 18 19:51 GMT (UK)
wrong thread sorry