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Stockport Men. John Harrison, Cheshire Regt. - William Calvert, Cheshire R.F.A. T.F.


GWF1967

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Hi,

 The first card shows "Uncle John Harrison, Eda Browns Father" The second card confirms the younger man as William Calvert.

 

John Harrison. B.1876 Stockport married Hannah in 1900. Daughter Eda B. 1904.   His sister Sarah (B.1861) married William Calvert, they had 7 children, 6 girls, and a son; William B.1898. Stockport.

William Snr. died 1911,  Sarah died 1914.

 

John Harrison is badged to the Cheshire Regt. and wears a stripe. (The only L/Cpl.John Harrison in the rolls is 69481, formerly 59181 13th / 9th Manchester Regt.)

William Calvert wears T - RFA - Cheshire shoulder titles ( No. Block 735001 - 740000 ). 

 

 Can anyone help with any service details for either man please.

Harrison . (2).jpg

R.A. Calvert (2).jpg

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Bumping this in the hope someone can find something to tie these men to a number. 

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Man in 2nd pic is wearing spurs as are the men in third picture, one man wearing apron[farrier?]

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40 minutes ago, IPT said:

No, good spot. Thanks. 

 

11 minutes ago, IPT said:

Also this one taken in Norwich

 

Now mine, and soon to back with my other two - Thanks again. 

 

Manchester;

 

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Can I ask where you found this card please?

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