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1914-15 Trio with the recipients original 1916 / 1917 soldiers pocket diary, original postcard photograph of the recipient in camp & two small photographs in lockets
To- 3423 / 266166.PTE.H.THOMPSON.W.RID.R
Herbert Thompson first landed in France 29-6-1915 serving with A company of the 1/6th Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment.
He was sadly KIA F&F 25-5-1918 age 33
He was born in Embsay, Yorks & enlisted in Skipton.
He is buried in the Bienvillers military cemetery & is recorded by the CWGC as the late husband of Minnie Thompson of 10 Brook View, Carleton, Skipton, Yorks.
The recipient is recorded in cravens roll of the great war & his entry in the roll contains a photo that matches all of the photographs with this group.
Complete with MIC details and details from both SDGW & the C.W.G.C
WW1 Pair & memorial plaque with the original memorial scroll all contained in the original boxes of issue & postal packets
Joseph Stevenson was KIA F&F 20-7-1918 serving with the 1/8th battalion of the West Yorkshire regiment (The Leeds Rifles) he was both born & enlisted in Leeds and was 31 years of age at the time of his death
He is buried in the Marfaux British Cemetery & is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late husband of Mrs.M.Barnes (formerly stevenson) of 11 Woolman street, Marsh lane, Leeds
complete with MIC details & details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
1914-15 Trio to-PO.3416C.WILLIAM.RITCHIE.AB.RNR
William ritchiee from Gourdon, Montrose, Scotland died of smallpox whilst serving on HMS Kinfauns castle in zanzibar 5-3-1915. He is buried in Dar Es Salaam war cemetery & was 33 years of age at the time of his death. He is recorded by the CWGC as the late son of Mary & William Ritchie.He was buried in Zanzibar English cemetery but his grave was lost and he is now commemorated at Dar Es Salaam.
NEF & complete with CWGC details
WW1 1914-15 Trio & memorial plaque
Henry.R.Stock was serving with the 13th battalion of the Middlesex regiment when he was KIA F&F 18-2-16
He was born in West Kilburn & enlisted in Marylebone
Having no known grave he is commemorated on the Menin gate memorial in Ypres
GVF or better & complete with MIC details along with details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
WW1 Pair & memorial plaque to-
George Leathwaite was serving with the 2nd battalion of the East Lancashire regiment when he was KIA F&F 23-3-1918. He was 19 years of age at the time of his death and was both born & enlisted in Liverpool.
He is commemorated on the Pozieres memorial & is recorded by the CWGC as the late son of Samuel Leathwaite of 16 Deansburn road, Tuebrook, Liverpool.
Complete with MIC details & details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
1914-15 Trio & GV Territorial efficency medal with memorial plaque to, 242.PTE.T.FAY.MANCH.REGT
Thomas Fay first landed in theatre of war 3 25-9-1914 and sadly died of wounds on Gallipoli 25-6-1915.
He was 54 years of age when he died and was serving with the 8th battalion of the Manchester regiment.
He was born in West Bromwich, Staffs & enlisted in Manchester.
He is buried in the Lancashire landing cemetery on Gallipoli & is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late husband of Lilas Fay of Miles Plating Manchester.
He enlisted in to the Nortn staffordshire regiment in 1880 and served in Jamacia & the British West indies between 1884 & 1886
The C.W.G.C also state that he served in the South African Campaign & was born at Oldbury, Birmingham
NEF or better & complete with MIC details along with details from S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
WW1 Pair to, 13239.PTE.J.KAVANAGH.W.YORK.R
John Kavanagh was KIA F&F 1-7-1916 on the first day of the battle of the Somme serving with the 10th battalion of the West Yorkshire regiment.
He was born in Tadcaster & enlisted in York.
This battalion of the West Yorkshire regiment has the sad distinction of having had the highest casualty rate of any infantry battalion on the first day of the Somme with over 800 men killed, missing or wounded on that day
NEF and complete with MIC details along with details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
1914-15 Trio to, 16909.PTE.J.JOHNSON.YORK & LANC.R.
John Johnson first landed in France 27-8-1915 & was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 1-7-1916 on the first day of the battle of the Somme.
He was serving with the 9th battalion at the time of his death & is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial.
He was born in Darnall, Sheffield & enlisted in Sheffield.
Complete with MIC details along with details from S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
1914-15 Trio to, 2209.PTE/CPL.E.CHAPMAN.W.YORK.REGT
Eric Chapman was KIA F&F 22-9-1915 serving with C-company of the 1/8th West Yorkshire regiment, The 2nd Leeds rifles.
He enlisted in Leeds and is buried in Essex farm cemetery.
He was only 20 years of age when he died & is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late son of Frederick & Julia Anne Chapman of River View, Llangollen, Denbigshire.
Complete with MIC details and details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
1914 MONS STAR TRIO & MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO, 2838.PTE/CPL.W.J.MOFFATT.2ND.DRAGOONS (THE ROYAL SCOTS GREYS) WILLIAM JAMES MOFFATT FIRST LANDED IN FRANCE 17-8-1914 AND WAS SADLY KIA F&F 23-3-1918. HE WAS BORN IN HAWICK, ROXBURGH & ENLISTED IN EDINBURGH WHILST LIVING IN YORK.HE IS BURIED IN THE LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION AT LONGUEVAL. COMPLETE WITH MIC DETAILS AND DETAILS FROM BOTH S.D.G.W & THE C.W.G.C
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