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Martin Brislin ~ Royal Warwickshire Regiment 201477


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Hello :)

Looking for information on my maternal grandfather, Martin Brislin,

Royal Warwickshire Regiment 201477

From Aston B'ham

Invalided out after being gassed - shell-shock and trench foot also.

Was in the Battle of the Somme

I will be requesting the Medal Card soon, http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documen...p;resultcount=1 but I just wondered if anyone had come across any information about him... as mom lost papers about him in house moves in the past.

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welcome to the forum

If you can get there, Birmingham library has several newspapers and are excellent for pictures etc of soldiers who served ww1

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The only thing I can help you with is that his six figure service number belonged to a block of numbers issued to the 5th Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment in 1917. Thus, he could have served either in the 1/5th or 2/5th Battalions of the Royal Warwicks.

Regards

Terry

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