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Hi, 

 I purchased this signed postcard of an Army Chaplain, and would appreciate help to decipher his signature and identify him please. 

The photograph is by "The Hudson Studios Ltd. Birmingham". 

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corisande

I agree, William Bernard Buggins seems the only candidate. If you try alternatives in TNA - there aren't any

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1.  Temporary Chaplain to the Forces, 4th Class:

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29534/page/3558/data.pdf

 

2.  Born 12 February 1875, Birmingham. Died 1943.

 

3.  Benedictine Monk:

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https://www.douaiabbey.org.uk/files/HistMonks.pdf

 

4.  1911 Census - RC Priest and Professor, Douai Abbey School, Woolhampton:

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5.  Benedictine Military Chaplains - First World War (pages 7 and 8):

http://www.monlib.org.uk/papers/ebch/1998hagerty.pdf

 

JP

 

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12 hours ago, Keith Brannen said:

Looks to me like W B Buggins. There is a medal card for Wiilliam Bernard Buggins:

https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D1575590

 

Of course, when I first looked at it, I thought "Baggins"!

 

3 hours ago, helpjpl said:

 

1.  Temporary Chaplain to the Forces, 4th Class:

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29534/page/3558/data.pdf

 

2.  Born 12 February 1875, Birmingham. Died 1943.

 

3.  Benedictine Monk:

 

https://www.douaiabbey.org.uk/files/HistMonks.pdf

 

4.  1911 Census - RC Priest and Professor, Douai Abbey School, Woolhampton:

 

 

5.  Benedictine Military Chaplains - First World War (pages 7 and 8):

http://www.monlib.org.uk/papers/ebch/1998hagerty.pdf

 

JP

 

Many thanks for your help folks. 

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