frankieirishman Posted 13 February , 2018 Share Posted 13 February , 2018 Can anyone help with some interpretation of this photo lifted from my grandfather’s War Records. On his Military History Sheet it shows he was wounded possibly on 31 March 1918 and casevac ‘Blighty One’ with the number 21403 in brackets after the entry. I suspect this is a hospital reference number? To corroborate this - in January 1917 he was casevac to Thorpe war hospital- which had 25910 after it. Any help tracking which hospital 21403 refers to would be much appreciated. My grandfather, John McGuinness, enlisted in Belfast in November 1914 - served throughout the war, initially with the Connaught Rangers - then the Inniskilling Fusiliers and finally the Labour Corps - not being demob until March 1919. He saw plenty of action at Hulluch, Kemmel, Guillemont, Ginchy, Passchendaele 3 and even managed to get wounded whilst serving with the Labour Corps....probably taking up arms again during the Spring German Offensive.... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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