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  1. Lance Corporal WALLACE, FREDERICK RANCE

    Lance Corporal
    WALLACE, FREDERICK RANCE
    Service Number 38774

    Died 23/10/1917

    Aged 26

    2nd Bn.
    Hampshire Regiment

    Son of George and Susannah Wallace, of Devonport.

    Buried at WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY

    Location: Pas de Calais, France
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/85253/wallace,-frederick-rance/

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      • Hector Ian MacPherson

        https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/664297/macpherson,-hector-ian
        He died during the first week of training, possibly why there's no medal index card. Could you please add. Thanks.

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        • Hubert Henry Stredwick (1866-1944)

          Henry Hubert Stredwick's birth was registered in 1866, but he was always known as Hubert to distinguish him from his father and so appears as Hubert Henry Stredwick in all later records. Despite his age he enlisted in 1914 and was discharged in 1918. There are a number of entries for him on Ancestry and FindMyPast. He was the father of Hubert (not Herbert) James Stredwick, Ernest Henry Stredwick (who died at Passchendaele) and Harold Leslie Stredwick all of whom I am remembering. Could you put up a life story for him please.

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            • Please merge

              https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5076750
              Acting Bombardier C O'Shaughnessy with

              https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/3313374
              Driver C O'Shaughnessy

              In the image of WO 372/15/37503 one can see his full first names is Charles P. and in the award of his Croix de Guerre it is Charles Thanks

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              • Private SAMUEL IRELAND

                CWGC link

                https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/666203/ireland,-samuel/

                Service Number 116281
                Died 13/04/1918
                Aged 31
                Prov. Coy.
                Royal Army Medical Corps
                Son of Samuel William and Marjory Isabella Ireland, of 65, Bellevue Rd., Edinburgh.

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                          • Rifleman DAVID IRELAND

                            CWGC link
                            https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/58570/ireland,-david/

                            Service Number 22602
                            Died 03/10/1918
                            Aged 18
                            1st/18th Bn.
                            London Regiment (London Irish Rifles)
                            Son of James and Margaret Ireland, of Moneyquinn, Lislea, Co. Armagh.

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                              • Potential new LS : John Bowerbank DOUGLAS #011525

                                https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/369929/douglas,-john-bowerbank/
                                Please note his number appears to be 011525 on his headstone [NOT 0/1525 or O/1525 as CWGC online record shows]
                                See also SDGW 011525

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                                      • Able Seaman C S IRELAND

                                        CWGC link

                                        https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/472445/ireland,-/

                                        Service Number London 213465
                                        Died 26/03/1917
                                        Hawke Bn. R.N. Div.
                                        Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

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                                        • Gunner CYRIL STAMFORD IRELAND

                                          CWGC link
                                          https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/407842/ireland,-cyril-stamford/

                                          Service Number 129330
                                          Died 05/03/1916
                                          Aged 24
                                          No. 1 Depot
                                          Royal Field Artillery
                                          Son of Charles William and Emily Ireland, of Lockington.

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