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Service No: SR/7833


shaymen

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I am currently researching the following soldier

Name: SEWELL, JAMES WILLIAM

Initials: J W

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

Unit Text: 4th Bn.

Age: 19

Date of Death: 15/09/1915

Service No: SR/7833

Additional information: Son of James and Elizabeth Sewell, of 5, "D" Block, Sutton Dwellings, James St., Green St., Bethnal Green, London.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 6 and 8.

Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Please can someone tell me what the SR satnds for -

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SR Regimental Letter Prefix denotes Special Reserve.

Andy

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SR Prefix seen on Royal Fuiliers, Royal Sussex, East Kent, R.G.A., Middlesex to my knowledge. Howard Williamson also indicates R.A., A.V.C., Royal Warwickshire, Royal Lancaster, East Surreys and KSLI in the Collectors Guide.

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Andy / Stuart

Many Thanks

Glyn

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