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PaulC78

William Tranter - what disability? (possible non-com)

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PaulC78

Looking at the service record of William Tranter 426178 Royal Engineers - can anyone tell what this disability is?

 

williamtranter.jpg

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PaulC78

Conjunctivitis? Looks a bit more obvious now I've posted it...

 

On another page it gives this:

 

williamtranter2.jpg

 

Discharge was on 14 December 1918, surplus to requirements having suffered an imapairment. Death was 10 May 1920. Would it be tricky to make a case for him as a non-com?

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ss002d6252

If you could show a link between the death and the gas poisoning then I suppose you'd have a chance - what does the death cert say ?

 

Craig

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PaulC78

No idea, I don't have it. I'm guessing the DC would need to mention the gas poisoning?

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ss002d6252
Just now, PaulC78 said:

No idea, I don't have it. I'm guessing the DC would need to mention the gas poisoning?

It would need to indicate some sort of link to something caused by or attributed to his service. When did he die ?

 

Craig

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PaulC78

10 May 1920.

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Dai Bach y Sowldiwr

If his death certificate mentions a respiratory disease, then there's a possibility.

1920 is within the timeframe for getting recognition.

 

I can't read what the bottom line of the last image says for 'Degree of Disablement'.

Is it     'Nil. No Service.............. "

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kenf48

It says ' Nil No Grounds for award'

 

As has already been observed without the DC he would not be considered for commemoration by CWGC.

 

Ken

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PaulC78

Cause of death was (1) Gas poisoning active service, (2) Acute tuberculosis of lungs & exhaustion.

 

Now put forward by IFCP.

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Dai Bach y Sowldiwr

Open and shut case.

Well done.

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melliget

Well done!

 

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