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2/Lieut W. Steele, att'd Lancs Fusiliers


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There is a CWGC entry for this officer, but I cannot find his Medal card online. As he is only stated to be attached to Lancs Fusiliers, there may be more details in Officers Died. Could anyone please look for him there? I am looking for his first name also.

STEELE

W

United Kingdom

Second Lieutenant

Lancashire Fusiliers

attd. 1st/7th Bn.

31

27/09/1918

Son of Annie Steele, of Liverpool, and the late Christopher Steele.

Commonwealth War Dead

III. D. 9.

RIBECOURT ROAD CEMETERY, TRESCAULT

Thanks in advance.

Daggers

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He was William Steele (promoted from the ranks). OD does not give any further details:

Name: STEELE, William

Regiment, Corps etc.: Lancashire Fusiliers

Battalion etc.: Battalion Not Shown

Last name: Steele

First name(s): William

Initials: W

Decoration:

Rank: 2/LT

Date died: 27 September 1918

How died: Died of wounds

Supplementary Notes: (ATT 1/7 BN)

Ancestry doesn't have his MIC online yet but the NA does:

Description Medal card of Steele, W

Corps Regiment No Rank

Lancashire Fusiliers 451 Lance Corporal

Lancashire Fusiliers Second Lieutenant

Date 1914-1920

Catalogue reference WO 372/19

Dept Records created or inherited by the War Office, Armed Forces, Judge Advocate General, and related bodies

Series War Office: Service Medal and Award Rolls Index, First World War

Piece Spratt C - Thompson J

Image contains 1 medal card of many for this collection

Best wuishes.

Andy.

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