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Dazscuba

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Dazscuba

Looking for help with the following for a friend and a little stuck. Need his army service number if possible. Can find two people on MICs and unsure which he is if he is either.

 

on his manage certificate for 1916 was the following information

 

william Joseph Hayes,  Cpl, 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusilers 

 

he was born13/11/1887in Liverpool

married 22/01/916 in Sculcoates, Hull

died. 16/03/1950

 

1916 lived 4 Scarborough Terr, Hull

1939, 86 Peel St, Hull

1950, 49 Wenlock St, Hull and this is the address he died.

 

his father was Thomas Hayes and was a Sadler in 1916.

 

thank you 

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John Beech

Hi 

 

There are twelve Medal Index Cards for William Hayes serving with the Lancashire Fusiliers, but only two are William J Hayes:

 

62545 Private William James Hayes served with 1st/7th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers and later served with the East Lancashire Regiment as 52487 Private 

52880 Private William James Hayes served with Lancashire Fusiliers and later served with the Labour Corps as 673090 Private. 

 

Of the remainder:

 

299 Private William Hayes 2nd Battalion died of wounds 29th October 1914
37500 Private William Hayes served with both 1st and 1st/7th Battalions
4815 Private William Hayes served with 11th Battalion
42166 Private William Hayes served with 2nd/5th Battalion
1898 Private William Hayes later Corporal served with 10th Battalion and later served with Labour Corps as 211265 Private
54025 Private William later served with 1st/5th Battalion later served as 564298 Private 12th POW Company Labour Corps and GS/112240 Private 43rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers
21726 Private William Hayes served with 20th Battalion later served as 282597 Private 2nd/7th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
3/27881 Private William Hayes served with 3rd Battalion later served as Gunner 224982 Royal Garrison Artillery
47301 Private William Hayes served with 2nd Battalion (On MIC) later served as 444448 Private Labour Corps Northern Command (Medal Roll shows him as originally 242474 Private Middlesex Regiment but Silver War Badge Roll confirms 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers)
15986 Private William Hayes served with 18th Battalion later served as 204432 Private 3rd/5th Battalion and 19th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers

 

Assuming details on marriage certificate are correct, on this basis, the only William Hayes who served with 1st Battalion was 37500 Private William Hayes

 

Regards

 

John

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Dai Bach y Sowldiwr

Just because the remaining 10 don't have a 'J' in the name on the card doesn't prove that any of them couldn't be your man.

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John Beech

So presumably not a 1st Battalion man .................

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Dazscuba

Thanks for the above, just been sent this and I believe it shows 1st. 30C50D2C-E57E-4799-AF56-301CA5DF9C1A.jpeg.e9bb66b99e444cc1a8e976f0f31d56cc.jpeg

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Mark1959

His daughter Sarah Anne born 1/10/17. So suggest order birth certificate from GRO. May have his regimental number on that. Birth reg 4Q Sculcoates

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Dazscuba

Cheers to all above and good idea Mark1959

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Milner

Try the absent voters list for Hull. It will probably show the service number you require.  Forum member Joseph has a copy. Try emailing him.

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Dazscuba

Milner thanks for that do you have his screen name please?

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Milner

If you check this previous post you will find him at entry 11. 

 

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Dazscuba

Thank you I have sent him a message but looking he has not been on here for a number of years 🤞 

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