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Lt J.A.Struthers. 20th D.L.I.


OLD ROBIN HOOD

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Greetings from the Royal Forest of Sherwood

I have started another research project and would appreciate some assistance.

Lt J.A.STRUTHERS 20th D.L.I.    I can find next to no information on him.

I believe that he was wounded on 12/13 September 1916 and that is all that I have.

So if any of you great folk can assist I would be most grateful

 

                                        Hope that you are all keeping well and safe .

 

                                                           Old Robin Hood

 

 

 

 

 

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Born 1895.

On October 5th, 1916 he was admitted as wounded to Queen Alexandra's Military Hospital, Millbank. 

   Seems to be one of the most dreaded wounds.

 

 

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On 21st December 1917 he was admitted to Catterick Military Hospital, again GSW, buttock.

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Could it be James Arthur Struthers you are looking at/for?

20th and 3rd DLI

MIC at the NA https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D5430988 also at ancestry

Looks like there should be a Silver War Badge

:-) M

 

Edit: there seems to be a Pension Card for a T/Capt. James Arthur Struthers. 3rd Bn DLI but no other info beyond OA 136583 on the card

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If I have the right man, he was from Paddington, qualified as a doctor after the war,

and married in June 1925.

I'm relieved to report, he and his wife appear to have had two children.

Courtesy of the British Newspaper Archive. 

 

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49 minutes ago, sadbrewer said:

qualified as a doctor after the war,

A medical practitioner of 6 Elsworthy Road, Primrose hill, in the County of London by the name of James Arthur Struthers is an executor of the estate of a Mrs Mabel Anne Langford in 1939

Search London Gazette under "James Arthur Struthers", "James A Struthers" and "J A Struthers" and you will find https://www.thegazette.co.uk

Along with his military career entries - always presuming we are on the track of the right man.

:-) M

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Greeting from Sherwood

 

Very many thanks for the information . A very great help . The term "Shooting at the Butts " will never be the same again.

 

                                                                     Robin

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