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Dazscuba
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I am looking at 

Pte 5068 Thomas Perry

Kings Own Royal Lancaster Reg

but can only find his Service Record which is not showing a lot, mainly front page and very limited on others. Can’t find any other record such as medals issued, medal index (even on NA) or any other record. 
I do have ancestry so can check on there if anybody can assist

 

thank you 

 

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12 minutes ago, Dazscuba said:

can only find his Service Record

What makes you think he served WW1? He attested 1896 thus with 12 years he was time expired.

If he joined up in 1914 he would be given a new number.

Charlie

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Charlie what can I say missed that (12 years) 

thanks will now look for him with another number 

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Looking at the service record he would have been 37 in 1914.  Not too old but certainly not first choice infantry.  

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There is a T Perry 3rd KORL on the South Africa Campaign rolls. #1648.

TEW

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1 minute ago, TEW said:

There is a T Perry 3rd KORL on the South Africa Campaign rolls. #1648.

TEW where would I find the above please?

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It's Ancestry's All UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949.

It appears to be a 1901 Clasp Roll for SA Medal which would only be QSA, I think. There maybe another roll mis-transcribed.

TEW

 

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Try searching ancestry pension ledgers and index cards using the birth date.  Any middle name?  Any home address? these could narrow your search. It is not an uncommon combination of names.  

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12 hours ago, Dazscuba said:

can only find his Service Record which is not showing a lot,

There is a letter included which appears to say that he absconded-but it is very difficult to read as it is quite faint.

His brother Henry Perry is named as NoK with an address as well

George

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Daz, you still haven't clarified the starting point. I presume the name Perry is the starting point. Is it T or Thomas? Is it KORL? You seem to be looking for an older man, why?

Charlie

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14 hours ago, Dazscuba said:

am looking at 

Pte 5068 Thomas Perry

Kings Own Royal Lancaster Reg

Charlie this was my first few lines at the top of the thread asking for info was my starting point. Since then from others which I thank i have gained

he joined in 1896 aged 19 For 12  years (which I did not know assumed it was a WW1 service record) my bad

his NOK his brother Henry Kelly 

only other thing I know for  sure is he lived in Stafford and possibly died that area in 1947 

thank you  all for looking and giving the info so far 

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Ah, I thought you had perhaps rejected the man in your op, but I misunderstood.

Will search a bit more ...

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14 minutes ago, Dazscuba said:

his NOK his brother Henry Kelly 

Is that Kelly as the surname, or was that his forenames?

Craig

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1 hour ago, ss002d6252 said:

s that Kelly as the surname, or was that his forenames?

Henry Kelly Perry 

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