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Can you identify the regiment from this photograph please?


Dr Maxine Watson
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I'd like to know which regiment one of my ancestors belonged too.  It's a long shot as the cap badge is not very clear but any suggestions are appreciated.  Thank you.

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It's really elementary, Dr. Watson!

 

Just supply the following details and the badge experts (not I) will have the regiment named  & then confirmed within 30 mins or so of starting the quest.

 

Full name of ancestor

Service number, if known

Place of birth 

Date of birth 

Parents names

 

Regards,

JMB

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East Lancashire Regiment I reckon 

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18 minutes ago, Michelle Young said:

East Lancashire Regiment I reckon 

I would agree! (but claim no expertise - just a small reference library!)

Chris

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Michelle’s bang on the money as per usual.  Definitely East Lancashire Regiment.  He looks very young and gangly so the photo seems likely to have been taken not long after enlistment (reinforced by the fact he doesn’t yet carry a swagger stick).

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Thanks everyone, although I don't know his name - as yet, I know he was part of my family that came from Blackburn, Lancashire and is one of my Great Uncles.   I have several Great Uncles who served in the first world war and hopefully, in time, I will be able to piece together their stories.

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4 hours ago, Dr Maxine Watson said:

Thanks everyone, although I don't know his name - as yet, I know he was part of my family that came from Blackburn, Lancashire and is one of my Great Uncles.   I have several Great Uncles who served in the first world war and hopefully, in time, I will be able to piece together their stories.


Do you know if he survived, Maxine? 

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