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Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« on: Tuesday 11 November 14 10:49 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone help with identifying the regiment of the WW1 soldier, please?

All I can tell is that he was probably in some mounted division (spurs, crop and jodphurs).

This postcard is part of our family's huge collection of postcards which were collected over the years by my g grannie.

We think it could be Charles Fisher, born 1892 in Market Deeping, son of Henry and Dorothy Fisher.  If not Charles, one of his younger brothers, Herbert or John.  I've trawled through a load of records for Charles (and also Charles William), but I am no closer to be able to find his war record and if I knew which regiment this was it might help.  The only other thing I know is the CF was gassed in WW1 and never spoke properly again.
Plant - Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire
Bothamley, Pateman, Roffe,  - Northamptonshire
Thurlby, Baker, Kilbon - Lincolnshire
Hurry, Bishop - Cambridgeshire
Pretty, Coulson - Rutland
Shaw - Nottinghamshire
De Rippe - Rutland, Middlesex, Carlow

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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 11 November 14 14:32 GMT (UK) »
Royal Artillery -100%!  He was a Territorial, wearing the Imperial Service badge on his right breast.  He could be Royal Horse Artillery but Royal Field Artillery is more likely.

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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 11 November 14 14:39 GMT (UK) »
Ainslie - thank you very much.  That will certainly help with ongoing research.

I am regularly astounded by the knowledge shown on this site.  Thank you.
Plant - Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire
Bothamley, Pateman, Roffe,  - Northamptonshire
Thurlby, Baker, Kilbon - Lincolnshire
Hurry, Bishop - Cambridgeshire
Pretty, Coulson - Rutland
Shaw - Nottinghamshire
De Rippe - Rutland, Middlesex, Carlow


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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 11 November 14 15:35 GMT (UK) »
Agree with Ainslie, what a great pic so lucky to have it.


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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 11 November 14 16:55 GMT (UK) »
I can see a Charles Leonard Fisher on the SWB list Gnr. 3C Res. Bde. (TF) R.A. no. 835050 but am I right in believing he had William as a middle name.
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
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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 11 November 14 17:06 GMT (UK) »
I am fairly certain he was Charles William, Jim.  I cant see the name Leonard appearing in any of his records.
Plant - Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire
Bothamley, Pateman, Roffe,  - Northamptonshire
Thurlby, Baker, Kilbon - Lincolnshire
Hurry, Bishop - Cambridgeshire
Pretty, Coulson - Rutland
Shaw - Nottinghamshire
De Rippe - Rutland, Middlesex, Carlow

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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 11 November 14 17:15 GMT (UK) »
Did the 2 brothers have middle names?
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
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www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 11 November 14 18:07 GMT (UK) »
Fairly certain that John had a middle name, James.  Dont think Herbert had a middle name, am also fairly certain that herbert died in 1916.

Plant - Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire
Bothamley, Pateman, Roffe,  - Northamptonshire
Thurlby, Baker, Kilbon - Lincolnshire
Hurry, Bishop - Cambridgeshire
Pretty, Coulson - Rutland
Shaw - Nottinghamshire
De Rippe - Rutland, Middlesex, Carlow

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Re: Help Identifying WW1 soldier
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 13 November 18 13:49 GMT (UK) »
Sorry to intrude on the conversation but my nan who’s father was John James, and Charles and Herbert were her uncles. She has/had a sister and brother. Any info would be gratefully received. I have some information on their WW1 service

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