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Offline Denise4480

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help with 1914-1918 Great War
« on: Thursday 27 July 06 20:40 BST (UK) »
Hi,

My father is trying to find information on his dad Robert Wall, all he knows is that he was in the Manchester Regiment, he thinks the bantams, he was born in Droylsden, Lancashire, (Manchester) in 1895 and served in the 1914-1918 war in Belgium and France, cannot find any records for him. Help!!!!

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Re: help with 1914-1918 Great War
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 27 July 06 20:59 BST (UK) »
Hi Denise

If you post his name, some of the guys may be able to help you find something :)

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Re: help with 1914-1918 Great War
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 27 July 06 21:17 BST (UK) »
Hi Casalquidi,

Thanks for the info, his name was Robert Wall.

Cheers,
Denise
Wall - Wednesbury, West Bromwich, Droylsden&Audenshaw

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Airey & Gate - Cumberland & Westmorland
Dumville - Mobberley Cheshire, Droylsden(Manchester)


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Re: help with 1914-1918 Great War
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 27 July 06 21:42 BST (UK) »


Hi Denise !!

While you're waiting for the expert Manchester Regiment experts to answer  ::) .... you might like to browse through this site and get some ideas !!

http://groups.msn.com/TheManchesterRegiment1899-1958

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Re: help with 1914-1918 Great War
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 27 July 06 22:34 BST (UK) »

 a bit of a dodgy site Annie  ;D ;D ;D

I have a Wall, R, pte 20131, 22nd battalion A coy platoon 2, manchester regiment not the bantams, that was the 23rd battalion

i have just done a NA search but not found him on it, but that may just be me being dumb

denise, do you have any other information about him?

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Re: help with 1914-1918 Great War
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 27 July 06 22:39 BST (UK) »
I 've just done the same search on the NA harribobs so that makes two of us as I couldn't see him either  ;D

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Re: help with 1914-1918 Great War
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 27 July 06 22:44 BST (UK) »

I tried the Spinning Web ......... nada !!

Wonder if he was really Manchester regiment ..... quite a few Lancashire regiments in MIC's !!  :)

(under Robert and R !!)

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« Reply #7 on: Thursday 27 July 06 23:00 BST (UK) »

hmmm but what happened to Pte R Wall 20131?

there's no sign of him in the medals, he's not on SDGW or CWGC

i suspect he didn't get through training with the manchesters

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« Reply #8 on: Thursday 27 July 06 23:08 BST (UK) »




He wasn't one of those that went with the Rifle Brigade was he ?? ???
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