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Medal Roll notation / abbreviation query

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Trav

I'm just going over some notes tonight and wondered what the pencilled "OHW" signifies on this medal roll (my Grandfather's).

 

Has anyone seen this before? Any ideas? I was focussed on the red ink KR 992, which I believe I understand now, but I hadn't given the pencil entry much thought.

 

Any suggestions appreciated. 🙂

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ss002d6252

It has been the subject of debate in the past, I'm not sure if anyone has cracked it. I'm sure someone else will know.

 

Craig

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Coldstreamer

and it not just this note, there are lots of admin notes that havent been explained - I have a whole book with hundreds of numbers and names and no one here can work it out!

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Trav

Thanks for the input! Maybe this one will remain a mystery then. I wondered if they were simply an officer's initials as he checked something off, who knows?

 

Cheers again 👍

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TEW

Where these annotations appear they are AFAIK either an X or an O followed by initials, in this case HW. As opposed to OHW.

 

A fair few forum posts on these annotations but no agreement as to what they mean.

TEW

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Trav

Thanks again. I hadn't realised (when I posted) it was these notations that others had queried!

 

Initially, I read the notation underneath as SWB, so thought OHW may be as obvious to someone here. 🙂

 

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