Jump to content
Great War Forum

Remembered Today:

wulsten

James Sutton R E 492543/2722/605914 stoke on trent

Recommended Posts

wulsten

Can any Royal Engineers experts add any information relating to Sapper James Sutton, he lived after the war 8 Cleveland street stoke.

Any info on units he served or anything would be appreciated, have drawn a blank with my local newspaper etc

Geoff 

Ps wondering if connected to a tank corps casualty Roberts A Ferguson 2nd gaza ?

Edited by wulsten

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mark1959

FMP have some medical papers relating to a pension claim. Shows neurathenia slight attributable. Rejected for synovitis of the knee. History shows admitted to hospital for malaria in Dec 1916. Discharged April 1919. The is a second discharge date of Aug 1920 - under 605914 it appears. 45 in 1920. Born Newcastle (-U-L) Staffs c 1875. A WFA pension card says the same thing and quotes the address given

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM%2FWO363-4%2F007302730%2F00886&parentid=GBM%2FWO363-4%2F7302730%2F90%2F886

Note it is 492534. Thread title has last 2 digits transposed. 

Same records on ancestry here

Sadly nothing on unit

 

Edited by Mark1959

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
wulsten

Mark, thanks for info, dates are relevant as he survived the war, malaria probably from Hanley park, only joking

Geoff 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Terry_Reeves

Wulsten

 

He appears to have served with North Midland Divisional Signals Company RE. His first number was 2772 and his new TF number was issued in 1917 when the TF were renumbered. 605914 was a early post-war number and it may be that he left the TF and re-enlisted for limited duration in the regular army.

 

TR

 

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
wulsten

Terry many thanks would make sense coming fro north staffs 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...