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Sapper William Sutton Royal Engineers - Help Needed


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Hi Everybody

I'm trying to find SWMBO's Granddad In the Medal Roll and MIC.

We have his Service Papers and the lead-in page on Ancestry has his Regiment as "RO Woolwich" (The Royal Engineers info was on the front page of his service papers)

Service number WR340655, but within his service papers there is another service number (we think) of 332018

He enlisted on 27/11/1915 in Liverpool and was transferred to Class Z on 12/03/1919

Would he have been issued medals if he didn't serve overseas?

Regards

Andy

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If he did not serve overseas he was awarded no medals.

Does he have a MIC?

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Hi John

That's the problem I can't find one on Ancestry.

Andy

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Are his service records on Ancestry?

Hi John

Yes we have these.

The 1st page has RFA on the top, but this is crossed through and replaced with RO Woolwich.

He was also classed as "B1" I'm guessing this is his fitness.

I've been through them and can't see any info regarding any overseas posting.

Andy

Andy

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Looks like he was renumbered to me, and served with Inland Waterways and Docks RE - didn't go to an active theatre, and hence no Victory/British War medal entitlement

Regards

Chris

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Cheers Chris

Saves me hunting for them icon_wink.gif

Regards

Andy

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His service record should show postings. You could then try looking for those units and where they were.

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Cheers John

I'm about to do just that, once the 3rd cup of coffee kicks in and I start to wake up ;)

Andy

His service record should show postings. You could then try looking for those units and where they were.

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