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Soldiers and their units

Researching individual soldiers or their units in the Great War.

 

In grateful memory of Forum Pal Bob Coulson.


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  2. why didnt he fight overseas

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  3. Why discharged?

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  4. Why does each battalion have an RSM ?

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  5. Why Dublin?

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  6. why enlisted in K.O.S.B?

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  8. Why is he not on the CWGC records

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  9. Why is his regimental number only three numbers long? 1 2

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  10. Why join the RGA? 1 2 3

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  11. Why KOSBs instead of local regiment?

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  12. Why London?

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  13. Why no date of birth on grave?

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  14. Why no details

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  15. Why no grave? Coldstream Guards

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  16. Why no medals

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