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Remembered Today:

12th manchesters

manchester regiment

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i came across another manchester with a wrong number on CWGC,

pte henry [harry] wells

12th batt

manchester regt


307 lostock place,barton rd,stretford

worked for the ford motor company

son of sarah

it looks like a typing error,the number given on the CWGC is 1216134 i think it should read 12/6134


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Initials: H

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment

Unit Text: 12th Bn.

Date of Death: 02/07/1916

Service No: 12/6134

Additional information: Son of Mrs. Sarah Wells, of 307, Barton Rd., Stretford, Manchester.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 22.


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Cpr blimey. I reckon CWGC are going to be dead fed-up with Forum members finding scanning errors. I've emailed them a couple in the last fortnight, as well.


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Guess you're right , mate

I wouldnt want anyone there to be made redundant because there was nowt for them to do.


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