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bernardmcilwaine
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please can anyone tell me the christian name of this soldier.

a.leigh

private

6718

manchester regt

later 378592 lab corps

i am trying to find out if hes the brother of 6640 cecil leigh of 16th manchesters

many thanks,bernard

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please can anyone tell me the christian name of this soldier.

a.leigh

private

6718

manchester regt

later 378592 lab corps

i am trying to find out if hes the brother of 6640 cecil leigh of 16th manchesters

many thanks,bernard

Hello Bernard,

His christian name appears to be Alfred.

Manchester Number was 48614.

Here is his MIC for download upon the payment of 3.50 GBP.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documen...1&resultcount=1

And here is Cecil

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documen...1&resultcount=3

Regards,

Matthew

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Bernard

Per SDGW

Private, 378592, Alfred Leigh, Labour Corps

Born: Wigan, Lancs

Enlisted: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs

Residence: Wigan, Lancs

Died 2nd Oct 1917

Formerly 6718, Manchester Regiment

Regards

Pam

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If he's from the Manchester suburb of Wetherfield, it would probably be 'Ash'.....

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