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just arrived giving service details of solicitors and articled clerks 1914 - 1918

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Andy

What sort of info does it contain?

And, in any event, can you please see if you have a mention of an Alexander N Milne, served with 1/6th Manchesters

Ta

John

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Andy

Could you look for this man Lt Gerald Howard Smith M.C. KIA 29/3/16

6thBtn South Staffordshire Rgt he joined in 1914,prior to this he was a junior partner with Underhill,Thorneycroft and Smith Solicitors in Wolverhampton.

Regards Doug

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Hi John,

Here is the info you requested:-

Alexander Nicol MILNE, Admitted Feb 1910. Managing clerk with Taylor, Kirkman & Co of Manchester. Joined Aug 1914 as Private, 6th Batt. Manchester Regiment.

Gazetted 2nd Lieut. in the same Regiment April 1915, promoted Captain in August 1915. Once mentioned in despatches. Served in Gallipoli. Killed in Gallipoli August 7th, 1915.

Hope this information helps you John.

Andy

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Hi Doug,

Here is your request:-

Gerald Howard SMITH, Admitted December 1909. Member of Underhill, Thorneycroft & Smith and Neve, Thorneycroft & Co, Wolverhampton. Received commission in the South Staffordshire Regiment in October 1914 and proceeded to the front in March 1915, promoted Lieut. Once mentioned in despatches. Awarded the M.C., Died March 29th 1916 of wounds received in action.

Hope this helps Doug.

Andy

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christine liava'a

Does this only give details of lawyers who died?

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Andy

Yes it does help,I had no information about him prior to him being commissioned

Thanks for that.

Regards Doug

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Christine,

It gives details on lawyers and articled clerks.

Doug,

Glad it was of some use.

Andy

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Bob,

Info requested as follows:-

Basil Every GILL, Articled to T.H.Gill of Devonport. Joined September 1914, as 2nd Lieut, 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry. Entered Sandhurst December 1914, gazetted Lieut. 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment May 12th 1915. Served in France. Killed in action October 18th, 1916.

Hope this helps you Bob with this man.

Andy

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Hi Myrtle,

Sorry there is no entry for this man in the book.

Andy

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christine liava'a

Andy, is there any information on any of these?

James Park,

Arthur Morice Goulding,

Miles Alfred Knubley,

Samuel Howard Ellis,

G(Gilchrist?) Gibb Alexander,

Reginald Cheyne Berkeley,

Thomas Dundas Hope Bruce

- all solicitors but maybe not from Britain

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Christine,

none of these men are in this book, sorry.

Andy

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Andy,

Please could you have a look for Percy Cecil Vaughan (Lt., R.G.A. k.i.a 1917) who was a solicitor/barrister prior to joining up?

Cheers.

Andy.

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Mark,

Thomas RIDGEWAY,

Admitted October 1904, practising at Warrington. Joined August 1914, as 2nd Lieut, 4th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, promoted Captain December 1914, Adjutant June 1917, Major April 1918, Lieut-Col April 1918.

Twice mentioned in despatches. Awarded M.C. and bar and D.S.O. Served in France and Belgium.

Hope this helps

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Andy,

No reference to your man Vaughan, sorry.

Andy

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Please could you have a look for Percy Cecil Vaughan (Lt., R.G.A. k.i.a 1917)

Andy:

Lt. Percy Cecil Vaughan, RGA SR

Born Millom, Cumberland on 15 Oct 1879, the 4th son of Cedric Vaughan, a civil engineer of Leyfield House, Millom.

Educated at Rugby School from 1893-97

Received 3rd Class Mod 1899 and 2 Jur 1899 from Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1902

In May 1908 he married Dr. Marion Hunter.

In practice in London from 1902 to 1914

Soon after the outbreak of war he joined the Anti-Aircraft Corps of teh RNAS and was severely injured in France on 25 Sept 15.

Commissioned as 2nd Lieut. RGA SR in 1916

Returned to France in Jul 17

KIA at Ypres on 35 Sep 17

Sources: Chorpus Christi College Oxford Biographical Record, 1880-1974; Oxford University Roll of Service, 1920; Rugby School War Register; Rugby School Register, Annotated, 1892-1921; Memorials of Rugbeians Who Fell in the Great War, Volume V.

I have attached his photo from the last source mentioned. Regards. Dick Flory

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Dick,

Thats great, i must say your library of school/college rolls and registers is quite awesome and qute unique i would imagine.

Andy

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Andy: Hope you did not mind me barging in on your thread but I have all the RA officers from the registers I own, indexed on a database, so it was relatively easy to find him. Regards. Dick

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Andy,

Could you please check to see if there is anything on:

2nd Lt. Thomas Arnold SKINNER, 7/8th Kings Own Scottish Borderers, KIA 10-8-17.

Major Frank William DUST, Royal Field Artillery, KIA 23-4-17.

Both were pre-war Sheffield Solicitors.

Regards

Mark

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