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Offline AngelJunction

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Labour Corp
« on: Thursday 23 June 22 11:42 BST (UK) »
Recently discovered that a relative of mine was put into the Labour Corp from the infantry, I assume this was because he was injured.  (Oddly I read that there was a Chinese Labour Corp in British forces too.)

Mine was listed as a railwayman after being in an "Agricultural Company" . Gravedigging, trenches, roads, water supply etc. He was put in military hospital with a hernia.

Any experts on the Labour Corp out there ?


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Re: Labour Corp
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 23 June 22 12:12 BST (UK) »
Researching: Cuthbertson Co. Derry, Scotland & Australia; Hunter Co. Derry; Jackson Co. Derry, Scotland & Canada; Scott Co. Derry; Neilly Co. Antrim & USA; McCurdy Co. Antrim; Nixon Co. Cavan, Co. Donegal, Canada & USA; Ryan & Noble Co. Sligo

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Re: Labour Corp
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 23 June 22 17:31 BST (UK) »
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.

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Re: Labour Corp
« Reply #3 on: Friday 24 June 22 10:53 BST (UK) »
Excellent book on the Labour Corps, you should be able to pick up a used copy on Amazon at a reasonable price. Details:-

'No Labour, No Battle' -- authors J A Starling and Ivor Lee