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147 pte/ 2nd lt H.J. Foley

147 pte / 2nd lt Hubert Joseph Foley R. Warwicks and S. Staffs Born 30 October 1894 (Cradley Heath) 01 census Corngreaves Road , Cradley Heath Joseph E. Foley 28 carter Laura Foley 29 Hubert J. Foley 6 Norman Foley 4 months Enlisted 21st September 1914 (Moseley) into 16th Warwicks (3rd Birmingham Pals) Address 114 Grainger's Lane , Cradley Heath Occupation- insurance clerk landed France 21/11/15 during the attack on Falfemont Farm on the 3rd September 1916 he was wounded g

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sidaway brothers

Thomas Sidaway Born Oct-Dec Quarter 1887 James Sidaway Born Jan-Mar Quarter 1896 David Sidaway Born Oct-Dec Quarter 1897 01 census Pear Tree Street ,Old Hill James Sidaway aged 37 Chainmaker Ellen Sidaway aged 33 Thomas Sidaway aged 13 Striker for Chainmaker Martha Sidaway aged 12 Lily Sidaway aged 10 Amy Sidaway aged 8 Ellen Sidaway aged 6 James Sidaway aged 5 David Sidaway aged 3 Sarah Sidaway aged 2 Ann Sidaway aged 6 mnths 69 Pte James Sidaway of the 5th South

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12053 Pte Rowland Bateman 1st S.Staffs DCM ,MM+Bar

Rowland Bateman Born Jan-Feb-Mar quarter 1896 01Census Wolverhampton Street Darlaston James Bateman 38 Forge labourer Mary " 37 Thomas " 10 Florie 14 Rowland 5 Daisy 2 Harold 7mths enlisted 3/9/14 (war badge roll) landed france 8/2/15 Awarded M.M. london gazette 1/9/16 Awarded Bar to M.M. london gazette 12/3/17 Awarded D.C.M. london gazette 11/5/17 D.C.M. awarded for the atta

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Gideon Samson Hill or Samson Gideon Hill?

gideon samson hill born jul aug sept 1898 1901 census (Wright's lane, Old Hill) gideon hill aged 29 coal miner annie hill aged 30 gideon s. hill aged 2 john c. hill aged 10 months Because of his age enlisted in Stourbridge (a few miles from 'home') and swapped his forenames! 21199 Pte Samson Gideon Hill landed in gallipoli 7th september 1915 (4th Worcestershire Regt.) The Times Dec. 31 1915 page 4 lists him as wounded! He was awarded the M.M. London Gazette 14th January 1918

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