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Can anyone help us to try and find any information on the identity bracelet we have on display regarding Captain Webster at all ?.

  Thanks in advance Paul

 

  

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Simon_Fielding

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Served Egypt arrived 5 11 14 claimed medals 27 6 21

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...ended the war as a major...

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Thanks Simon, that's great, really appreciated.

   Paul

 

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...employed Manchester Grammar School...

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http://www.worldwar1schoolarchives.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ULULA_1914_10.pdf

 

Webster, Dr. C. A., Lieut. R.A.M.C., Egypt

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What a small world, my grandfather attended Manchester Grammar school  albeit much later.

   Many thanks 

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Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer 20 June 1914

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You're welcome- hope it's useful!

 

 

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NAME: Clement Arthur Webster

BIRTH: 24 Feb 1883

DEATH: Mar 1976 - Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

 

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To date the ID bracelet - Clement Arthur Webster was promoted Capt. on 1 April 1915 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29315/supplement/9753

He was a Territorial Army Officer and continued to serve after the Great War. As a Major (promoted to substantive Major on 16 May 1926) he received the Territorial Decoration [T.D.] in the gazette of 4 February 1930 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33576/page/729 (the heading is on page 728). Contrary to the content of the obit posted by Simon in post #10 he retired on 31 August 1948 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39080/supplement/6002

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Thank you Harry that's great. Much appreciated.

 

     Paul

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Hi

You may interested in these IWM photographs from Gallipoli

Andy

 

Q 13316 - The surgeon is removing a bullet from the patient’s right arm in the operation dugout of the Field Ambulance of the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205213243

Q 13317 - The operation dugout of a Field Ambulance of the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division. A bullet has just been removed from a man's arm

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205248534

Q 13360 - Officers of a Field Ambulance of the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division, at their mess, Gully Beach

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205248573

Q 13642 - An ambulance wagon of the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division in Gully Ravine, showing the mud after the storm of November 1915

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205193293

 

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Thanks Andy and Stotty. Much appreciated.

 

   Paul

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  • 9 months later...
Barbara (Withers)

Dr. C.Arthur Webster was a neighbour and  lifelong friend of my father, Stanley Withers from when they lived in Upper Chorlton Road, Stretford,Manchester. at 216 and 260 respectively.

He remained in General Practice in the Chorlton/Whalley Range area long after the usual retirement age and  delivered my first child in 1954 and signed my fathers death Certificate in 1963. He and Dad shared many memories about their time at Gallipoli ( Dad was there with the KRRC).

 Uncle Arthur, as he was known to me and my siblings,  he also showed  us stories he had written and published about his other Military experiences including  time spent in Egypt.

I was astonished to see that the  Military Service Record  on Pink Card reproduced above is written in exactly the same hand writing as that on the  Pink Card relating to my Dad.

Amazing coincidence!

 

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