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Advice please re CWGC Military Headstone
« on: Wednesday 13 January 21 11:44 GMT (UK) »
Cpl 102810 James Bradley of 2nd King's Liverpool Regt was discharged 1 April 1920 he died 25 December 1920 at his Home 70 Princess Street Bradford Manchester of Bronchitis which he appeared to have had for years hence his rejection to Enlistment in 1915 I to the East Lancs Regt.
His Pension Card shows a Pension application was Rejected on Grounds of not being related to his Service.
Yet he was given a CWGC Military Headstone even though no longer serving at time of Death, Why ?

Can't find any Medal Cards for him does this mean he never Served abroad ?



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Re: Advice please re CWGC Military Headstone
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 13 January 21 11:55 GMT (UK) »
Why is CWGC entry Handwritten never seen that before.

Was Military Headstone and after thought after his Death following representations from his Family perhaps ?

Any ideas?

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Re: Advice please re CWGC Military Headstone
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 13 January 21 11:57 GMT (UK) »
CWGC  are still uncovering the names of men who died in service as well as many hundreds who died after discharge due to injury or illness caused by or aggravated by their service. As yet, there is no end in sight and CWGC anticipate the work continuing for many years to come.  Known as Cold Cases.

Have a read here.

http://www.infromthecold.org/

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