the British Army for the last 40 years and I know where to look and what to We know he was wounded in 1914 at Aisne or Marne. !Christopher Hebden had previous service in Scarborough Police and Monmouthshire Constabulary plus years of experience with horses, prior to joining up.Please let me know if you'd like more details - including sight of photos. Many Thanks Pam, You need to contact he MoD, Pam. The table below records the number blocks allocated to each corps or regiment. Private Herbert Thomas Beard served with the 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regtiment in the Boer War in South Africa in 1900. I have his metal wound stripe, medals and photos he took after the war in Ypres, Kemmel etc. 39796. Use the regimental numbers and dates on which these were issued, below, Is there any way of someone identifying the uniform. I've seen that he served in the East Kent Regiment (Buffs) Not sure of any other informationKind regardsNikki. Mike, can you drop me a line to i found a ww1 british war medal how much cna you tell me from the scripture on the sides? M.T.A.I.C.Floriana MaltaThe photo is of him beside a truckI am trying to figure out where he is from. 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Many thanks Karen, Karen, not as far as I know, although there will be a medal card, medal rolls, soldiers' effects entry, Soldiers Died in The Great War entry, census returns etc that will all help you piece together more information, plus information on CWGC etc. Number Block. Poole. All best Tony, Have a look at this link, Tony, and in particular the card for John F Jones who was a TF man with two numbers:, That's great cheers Paul and thanks again.Take careTony, Good Evening, looking for info on William S Hutchins RN 203247, Middlesex Rgmt 5418, RFC 78914. It served in France and Belgium in the . Re Stanley Riccalton, I regret the only details I have regarding this man are the posts you can see from October 2016. I have found his medal card, which states he was in 15th london regiment, 705282, 23rd London regiment, a/204954, and the ASC remounts, R/4/232361. Fred "Joe" Lynch was conscripted into the army in 1945 as a private soldier. The Worcestershire Regiment was formed on the 1st July 1881; the 1st Battalion from the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot, and the 2nd Battalion from the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot. Their battle honours include Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. How old was he in 1911? many who fought for our country but who was dear to those left behind. He was discharged in 1915. James Rampton (P/252 at Beaumont Hamel), 13th Bn Middlesex Regiment, date of death 31-08-16.Extract from date of death 03-09-16 @ under HAMEL MILITARY CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL (85)P/252 Rifleman RAMPTON 16th Bn. We have done some research into his Military history, but have no idea who he was. The Worcestershire Rifles (Worcs Rifles) was a volunteer, part-time unit of the British Army based in the county of Worcestershire which had a long, yet split history in two units before merging into the larger Worcestershire Regiment.Following active service in both World Wars, during which its strength was doubled into three battalions, the unit was reduced to a company, and later expanded . I've been researching Re 9666 Farrington, you can search for this man on my British Army Ancestors webiste:, Re 7440 Hauxwell; Ashley you can download his record from Findmypast. Looks as though the battalion is the 11th County of London, and I have a name for the officer who was in the London Regt so it looks as though it is coming together.Re Twitter, I think just jump in with both feet. Any help you may be able to give me would be greatly appreciated. Ill just work on my twitter construction.I'm pleased you have found a name for the man. He was also in the Army where he served in India during a secondment to the Nagpur Railway, rifle volunteers where he made lieutenant. Which part of the country he was from? From researching I believe his service no is 2220.I believe he was still married to Mary when he married Margaret as I can find no death certificate for her.Any further information on Henry I would appreciate.Mary Scanlon. Thanks for your help Paul. In 1881 the 29th and 36th of Foot Regiments were amalgamated and remaned the Worcestershire Regiment. I am confused that he has only got a 4 digit number. Records include details of Service, Medals, Gallantry Awards, Assignments as well as details of rank. In the absence of a service record, the next best route is to work out when he joined the different regiments by looking at when the regimental numbers would have been issued. . Hi Paul thanks for your quick reply. ZU VERKAUFEN! My grandfather James Francis Burke 9331, 2nd bttn Worcester regiment was a regular before WW1. It was then the custom for Regiments to be named after their Colonels, and this new Regiment was named Farringtons Regiment of Foot. His name was Henry Albert Ellner and he enlisted into B Coy of the wiltshire Regiment on 30 December 1898, Regimental number 5202. Moderators:Kevin Lynott, peter, LarsA Post a new topic 117 topics Page 1of 3 1, 2, 3 Topics Replies Views Free shipping for many products! I'm hoping that you can clear up this family mystery. Hi Paul - OK thanks very much for your help and speedy response. 1939-1947 WW 2 If you can find us any information it would be greatly appreciated. Re Edward Broderick, I don't believe a service record survives. A magnificent publication it is with its profusion of maps, illustrations and photos - each page of photos contains several. Allan Matthew Hauxwell, I know he served in the Durham Light Infantry, his service number is listed as 7440. Find a stables in Worcestershire on Gumtree, the #1 site for Stuff for Sale classifieds ads in the UK. This website covers key areas such as history, battalions, colonels, emblems and badges, regimental colours . Hi there PaulDo you know how I could go about researching a man who was a Staff Instructor in the Army Gymnastics Staff between 15-19. Entdecke Das Worcestershire-Regiment (berhmte Regimenter) in groer Auswahl Vergleichen Angebote und Preise Online kaufen bei eBay Kostenlose Lieferung fr viele Artikel! Also consider contacting the Westren Front Association to see if they hold pension details for him:, Hello Paul, I'm researching some relatives of ours (3 brothers, who were my husband's great uncles) who tragically all died at the Sommme within 3 weeks of each other. In an effort to preserve the history of these officer, this website is now building up a record of all the Battalion Commanders. He was James Paterson Reid, formerly Paterson, born in 1896 in Aberdeen. What do you recommendHis name was Thomas Layman Daniels born in 1886 and residing in Hinton, Northants.Many thanks Dominic, By all means drop me a line with the photograph, Dominic and I'll see if that provides any clues. PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE COMMENTING. You do though get his age and an address and so it's a case of checking through other record series like census returns and BMDs to see if you can add anything else. Tony, please drop me a line to 1845-1846 Sutlej & served in Africa. He served with the 9th Bn, Nick. Best Regards Andy. Follow this link: Unfortunately I could see no service reocrd and no medal information for this man (searching for him using his name and the regimental number as the search criteria). Page 1 of 500. I found military records for one of the other soliders in the photo, he was in 2 Dragoons, Royal Scots Greys 2658 elisted 1884 so I'm hoping my Gt Grandfather William Lindsay was also in 2 Dragoons RSG - I cannot find anything on him althought this could be down to spelling errors or burnt documents. It was towards the end of this service that Britain went to war meaning that he would have been recalled to the colours. I'm sure I will learn very quickly. Thomas Rampton (SR/3564 on Thiepval), 13th Bn Middlesex Regiment, date of death 31-08-16. You are now the custodian of the photo but if you want me to publicise it, please send me a digital copy and I'll do so - mail to paulcanixon@{gmail.comPaul, Hi PaulI am trying to find parental details for my late husband's father Charles Aubrey Bolton. Hi I am trying to track down details for John Davis who I believed served with the 3rd Gloucester Regiment. I think he served in the UK throughout WW1 and possibly served on searchlights at Scapa Flow. Any help would be great.ThanksPhil Eagles, Phil Eagles, I need to refer you back to the text in this post:"Second World War (WW2) service recordsPlease note that all Second World War and post 1920 service record enquiries should be addressed straight to the MoD which still holds the records. Visit the RESEARCH tab on this blog. completely separate regimental number sequences. Glenn Jackson, It was my pleasure to help you, Glenn. Born 1907 in Dunfermline to Janet Hunter, same mother as Alexander despite the 20yr age gap. Email, I'd be grateful for any information that would help me understand the role that my maternal grandfather played in WW1. to determine parameters for when your own Worcestershire Regimentancestor Rifle Brigade age at date of death (and we do not have a date of birth as he wasn't listed on the census showing your=ngest chld born 1897. . Re A Jacobs, it would be a case of checking through medal rolls, service records and possibly army lists in the hope of finding a match on that name. In late 1915 he was seconded to Talbot house with the Rev Tubby Clayton. As with my answer to the previous enquirer on this post, please see here regarding photos. Totally Free Is it possible to find out what the wounds were and where he sustained the?. Re Lance-Corporal Frederick Lascelles Brown try running some searches on my British Army Ancestors website here:, @K re your 16th December comment, do have a look at mt British Army Ancestors website and in particular the opening paragraph on the About page:, Hi, we are trying to find information about the photo that was posted on this page of your blog. Notes. Warriors United Kingdom If you have access to try searching for Service Records and Pension Records for Army numbers either side of 24272 with Oxford* in the Regiment box. Thankyou very much Paul for all your help and hope my and others reviews reassure others on their quest to research lost family who served in the Great War . etc. I can help. which I do have. My grandfather and great uncle served in the 4th Battalion and although I've got their service numbers, and much more, I couldn't nail down an enlistment year for my grandfather. Thanks. 45146, and Rifle Brigade no. Dear PaulMy grandfather Charles Henry Young joined 3rd DLI on 9 Dec 1915 and was placed in Reserves (a coal moner in poor health with wife and young son). They were both named Charles Flynn. I am struggling to find any information in the Army records about him - Robert Stenhouse Hanley born in West Derby 19/10/1887 and according to his Teacher Registration Certification he was in the Army as above. From there I'm not sure what transpired. He possibly worked in a coal mine before enlisting - maybe 1904? Can you let me know Many thanks Trevor. By quoting the PRO Reference number you will be able to gain access to the document and make copies as required. Similar Traffic Stats. My hunch its the same man. Hello, I am looking for information on Frank Aubrey Rawlings 20th L.A.S.S. Please drop me a line via the RESEARCH tab if you would like to know more about pursuing this angle. He served In RGA as a gunner F Chapman service number 323023. From there Sarah Ann met a James Ardis and they had six children all of which are on the 1901 and 1911 census. But to have been in the army again in 1916 suggests he must have re-enlisted. I don't know the namesof the other men. RAMC regimental number 1555.He has born in December 1895 so his entry to theatre in November 1914 would have meant he was under 18 at the time. Thanks James Carey, Hello Paul,I am researching a friend's great grandfather Percy Wesley born 1899.Private 51633 Bedfordshire Regiment TR/9/4445 Training Reserve Battalion, 41131 Northants Regiment 59528 Suffolk Regiment and 611899 Royal Engineers.he would only have been old enough to have fought towards the end of the war-can you tell me if it is possible to find out where he served ?He survived the war and died in 1971.I would be grateful for any further info.thanks in advance Sandra, Hello Paul,I am trying to find out in which company of the 8th Bn East Surrey Company Serjeant Major Ernest Cheney Laughton (#4910) was active on july 1st 1916.He was KIA on this date during the famous football attack on the Somme.Born Stoke Prior, Worchestershire 16th april 1886.I appreciate your reply.Thanks.Pieter Meere, The Netherlands.
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