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John_Hartley

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John_Hartley

99793, Lance Corporal Robert Henderson was KIA on 22/06/16 and is buried at Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery.

CWGC records his unit as 20th Field Company, RE. However, at the time, 20th FC was in Egypt. A quick glance at SDGW shows the likely error as it records him as being 201st Field Company. 201st were "on the plot" as part of 30th Division.

Seems as though it could be a likely scanning error or typo somewhere along the line. Could it be raised with the Commission please?

John

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John_Hartley

More....newspaper reports of his death indicated that two others were killed when a shell hit their dug-out. SDGW indicates these men were 83114, A Brandwood for Liverpool and 81391 William Norris from Bury. Both are correctly identified by CWGC as being 201st FC.

John

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Terry Denham

Original 1928 register has 20th and so it is a longstanding error.

I'll progress it.

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John_Hartley

Thanks, mate. Let me know if I need to do anything.

J

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