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1914-15 Trio & Memorial plaque
Albert Marshall first landed in France 25-11-1915 as a member of the 8th service battalion of the K.O.Y.L.I. He was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders
1-7-16 on the first day of the battle of the Somme.
He was born in Walkley & enlisted in Sheffield.
He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial.
GVF/NEF & complete with MIC details along with details from both S.D.G.W & the C.W.G.C
1914-15 Trio & Memorial plaque
Charles Downham first landed in the Balkans 16-6-15 & after serving in the Balkans / Gallipoli he transferred to serve with the 17th battalion in France & Flanders. He was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders
23-7-1916 serving with the 17th battalion. He was born & lived in Fulham & enlisted in Hammersmith. He was 25 years of age when he died & having no known grave he is commemorated on the Thiepval memorial. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission state that he was the late son of James Edwin & Lucy Downham of 22 Jervis Road, Fulham. they also state he served on Gallipoli and that his full name was in fact Bulden Chapman Edgar Downham despite enlisting & serving as Charles Downham.
GVF & complete with MIC details along with details from both SDGW & the CWGC.
All three medals correctly named C.Downham & Plaque named Charles Downham which corresponds with the MIC & SDGW
1914-15 Trio To- SR-7977.PTE.J.CROXFORD.R.FUS
James Croxford first landed in France 9-2-1915 & was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 3-5-1915 during the battle of St.Julien.Whilst serving with the 3rd battalion Royal Fusiliers.He was born in Hoxton & enlisted in Finsbury.He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Menin gate at Ypres.
The recipients 1914-15 star is named with the incorrect initial A as opposed to J but this is confirmed on the recipients M.I.C
NEF & complete with MIC details along with details from SDGW & the C.W.G.C
1914 Star trio To- S-6976.PTE.A.J.HULL.MIDDX.R
Albert John Hull first landed in France 7-11-1914 & sadly died of wounds at home 15-6-1915 serving with E-Company of the 2nd battalion
He was born & enlisted in Tottenham, Middlesex & was 20 years of age at the time of his death.
He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery & is recorded by the CWGC as the late son of Mr & Mrs Hull of 80 Shelbourne road, Park Lane, Tottenham, London
EF & complete with MIC details along with detals from both SDGW & the CWGC
WW1 Pair & Memorial plaque with original box of issue & postal envelope for the medals. Along with the original memorial scroll in its issue tube complete with both ends & the Buckingham palace forwarding letter.
William Hirst was K.I.A F&F 23-10-1916 serving with 23rd company of the M.G.C Infantry.
He was born in Dungworth, Sheffield & enlisted in Sheffield whilst living in Dungworth.He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Theipval memorial. He was a former member of the W.York.R with service number 11554 but his medals are named to him as M.G.C
EF/MINT & complete with copy service papers, M.I.C details & details from both the C.W.G.C & S.D.G.W
1914-15 Trio & Memorial Plaque
Harry Pogson enlisted 7-9-1914 & first landed in France 15-4-1915 serving with the 1/7th battalion. He was wounded by a shell splinter to the finger 9-8-15 & was again wounded by a gas shell 19-12-1915 & sadly died in hospital the same day. He lived in Huddersfield and enlisted in Milnsbridge.He is buried in Baird cottage cemetery in Flanders
GVF or better & complete with copy service papers, MIC details & details from both The CWGC & SDGW
1914-15 Trio To- 21075.PTE.J.BALMER.YORK.R
John Balmer first landed in France 13-7-1915 serving with the 7th service battalion of the Yorkshire regiment (Green Howards). He was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 2-4-1917 serving with the 2nd battalion. He was born in Candlish Park, Northumberland & enlisted at Wareham whilst living in Gateshead. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Arras memorial.The CWGC state that he was the Son of the late Fredrick and Mary Ann Balmer, of 13, Morrison St., Gateshead-on-Tyne. His brothers George H and James also fell.
GVF or better & complete with MIC details along with details from both SDGW & the CWGC
1914-15 Trio To- 10209.PTE.J.T.BOADY.S.LANC.R
John Thomas Boadey / Boady first landed in France
5-12-1915 serving with the 2nd battalion of the Prince of Wales own South Lancashire regiment.
He was sadly killed in action in France & Flanders 25-9-1915 on the first day of the battle of Loos
He was born in Prescot, Lancs & lived in Goldborne, whilst enlisting in Preston.
He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Menin Gate memorial at Ypres
Surname given as Boady on the star & Boadey on the pair. But the same number on all three medals & all confirmed on the recipients M.I.C
GVF or better and complete with M.I.C details along with CWGC & SDGW details
WW1 Pair To- J/73774.C.J.WRIGHT.ORD.R.N
Cecil John Wright was born in Gateshead, Durham
24-8-1891 & joined the Royal Navy 17-7-1917.
He was sadly lost at sea 20-1-1918 whilst serving onboard the armed boarding steamer.HMS.Louvian.
He was 26 years of age when he died and is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval memorial.
He is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late son of Francis & Savelia Wright of Windy Nook & the late husband of Mary Wright of 16 St.Albans crescent, Windy Nook, Gateshead, Durham.
HMS Louvain was sunk in the Mediterranean off the coast of Malta with the loss of 224 lives
EF & Complete with copy service papers & CWGC details
WW1 Pair To- 6221TS.J.W.M.THOMPSON.TR.R.N.R
John William Morwood Thompson was a 20 year old trimmer with the Royal Naval Reserve when he was lost as sea as part of the crew of H.M.Trawler Yucca when it struck a mine in the North sea 24-5-1918.
He is commemorated on the Chatham Naval memorial & is recorded by the C.W.G.C as the late son of Morwood & Hannah Thompson of 89 Fleetgate, Barton-on-Humber, Lincs.
NEF & Complete with CWGC details
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