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john eccleston


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i am trying to find any photos of the 12th kings own yorkshire light infantry from the 1st july 1916 at the somme or before that date. i am trying to get as much imformation about my great grandad as i can there is not a single photo of him at all in our family.i have his name john eccleston he was a seargant, his number 12/350 and he was wounded 1st july at the somme i also know that he lived in pontefract before the war. before moving to leigh lancs were he lived until the 1950's when he died any help would be appreciated thanks

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welcome to the forum

have you tried his local paper after the date he was wounded ? Good chance of a picture that way

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Degsy

Two of my great uncles were from Featherstone near Pontefract and joined the 12/KOYLI...their regimental numbers were 12/324 and 325.

Andy

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Degsy

Two of my great uncles were from Featherstone near Pontefract and joined the 12/KOYLI...their regimental numbers were 12/324 and 325.

Andy

hello andy chances are they were together at some point i hope they made it home safe n sound

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hello andy chances are they were together at some point i hope they made it home safe n sound

One did, unfortunately the other did not.

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