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Sue S

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bloxwichteam

Thanks for reporting on this do you happen to have any more information on Pte S Moorcroft from Bloxwich eg Service number please.

 

I'm trying to find all men who enlisted in ww1 from Bloxwich, Blakenall and Leamore for my website http://bloxwichteam.wixsite.com/bloxwich-remembers and Pte Moorcroft is one I did not have, so many thanks for listing him. If you have any other names I'd be interested.

 

Thanks again.

 

George

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Woody89
On 25/02/2016 at 20:15, theodore said:

Hi Sue

Do you any reports on Pte. / L/Cpl 8913 Peter Small?

Regards

Peter

Hi,

I know this was posted a long time ago, but Peter Small 8913 was my Great Grandfather. Is there any more information about him? I have his medal card from the National Archives, and know he received the Silver War Medal/Badge and he was in Gheluvelt. He was also part of the Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes, but can't find out much more. Any information or links would be greatly appreciated! 

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GraemeClarke

Hi

 

Unfortunately there is nothing in the papers about your relative.

 

The MiC shows an address in Darlaston and 2 Worcs. but that is all I have, sorry,

 

If you do not have Ancestry, you should be able to gain free access at the library and download his Silver Medal card

 

https://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/collections/silverwarbadgemedals/?name=_small&count=50&f-F8007A65=8913&f-F8007A65_x=1&name_x=_psx

 

This will give you his joining and discharge dates.

 

The WD is here for a small fee

 

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C7351976

 

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C7353849

 

You can then see what he did every day of his service (bar leave illness etc.) !!

 

 

Regards,

 

Graeme

 

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Woody89

Thanks alot for the information. I shall check it out, I also have a photo of him in later life, at an Old Contemptibles Meeting, mid 50s I reckon. If that's any use to anyone here. 

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