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  1. Lt Douglas Yockney Lane RNVR

    Please add Douglas Yockney Lane born 30-9-1886 RNVR Sub Lieutenant HMS Acaster 1917

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  2. Walter M Musty

    Private 4969 or 201590 2/4th Glosters .KIA 19/08/1917 Belgium. Born 1896 Hanham Gloucestershire.

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  3. Merge two records for (2nd) Cpl George P Barnes

    George P Barnes (the middle initial is for Powell from what I've been told), has two medal cards, and so two Lives records, the first https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/202768 has his campaign medal entitlement, so should probably be primary, the second https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5003669 is the card for his Military Medal, both are a corporal (actually 2nd corporal having viewed the cards) in the Royal Engineers with the service number 85545

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  4. Robert Henry George Butcher

    Private Robert Henry George Butcher, service number SD/1218, Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Btn. died of pneumonia at home on 10th April 1915 and is buried in St John's Churchyard, Burgess Hill, grave ref. C.19G. Information supplied by the CWGC.
    His record also appears in the Southdowns Battalions 1914-1918 transcription.
    He is commemorated on the war memorials at Crawley and Burgess Hill, and is remembered on the Hailsham parish Roll of Honour and Hailsham Boys' School memorial board.
    Please include his lifestory.

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  5. Duplicate Life Story

    Two cards for Allan Sievewright.

    I have added to the one with later service:
    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/4030044

    Original service only on:
    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5092909

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  6. E J Elton aka Ernest John Elton

    Hello. Can I suggest the following life story:

    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5030574

    is merged with Ernest John Elton? The service number is the same.

    Thanks

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  7. Frank Charles Smith

    Private Frank Charles Smith, service number T/649, served with the Home Counties Division of the Royal Army Service Corp. He was wounded in action and returned to England where he unfortunately died of his wounds on 11th September 1915. This information was supplied by the CWGC.
    His body was brought back to Hailsham where he is buried in the parish cemetery. He is rememberd on Hailsham's war memorial, in St Mary's Parish Church and on the memorial board of Hailsham Boys School.
    Please include his life story.

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  8. James Harriott

    Private James Harriott, Essex Regiment, 17th Btn., service number 57830, died at home of his wounds on 29th October 1918. He is buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery in plot G 104.This information was acquired from his death certificate issued by the CWGC.
    He is also remembered on Hailsham's war memorial, the memorial board in St Mary's Church Hailsham and his employer's Roll of Honour. He was employed at the Burfields factory Hailsham.
    Please include his Life Story in this wonderful project.

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  9. William Charles Foord

    Private William Charles Foord, service number SD/1323, Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Btn, also known as 2nd Southdowns Btn. Information supplied by Southdowns battalions 1914-18 transcription.
    Private Foord was killed in action on 30th June 1916 and is Remembered with Honour by CWGC on the Loos Memorial.
    He is commemorated on Hellingly War Memorial, also on the memorial tablet in St Peter and St Paul's Church Hellingly and Hailsham Boys School memorial board.
    Please include his Lifestory.

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  10. Duplicate 'Life' - Warrant Electrician Arthur Worthington (HMS Invincible)

    He has two LFWW Lives as a result of promotion to Warrant Officer:
    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6216033
    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6890611

    The first has been developed and the second marked as a duplicate by a 'story'

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  11. Three Ramsgate men who served in southafrican regiments and three sailors buried in Ramsgate whocame from Newfoundland

    Frank Cramp, Edward Fish and Charles Huggett came from Ramsgate but served in the South African Infantry. I am re-creating the WW1 Ramsgate Roll of Honour and including those who emigrated and served in other countries of our empire

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  12. Ernest Woodhams

    Gunner Ernest Woodhams, service number 154083, Royal Garrison Artillery, 41st Siege Battery was killed in action on 11th November 1917. He is the husband of Alice D M Woodhams. Information supplied by the CWGC.
    He is commemorated on the Balcombe War Memorial where he lived, and is remembered on Hailsham Boy's School memorial board and St Mary's parish magazine Roll of Honour where he lived as a young boy.
    Please include his Lifestory.

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  13. Duplicates

    Today's harvest...

    HR Phipps RFA has 3507925 and 5397626

    JPV Hawksley RFA has 1787103 and 5182811/12

    93965 Edward Hawksley has 1787077/083

    182258 David Cunningham RGA has 1055975/80

    182258 William English RFA has 2462442 and 5030772

    120831 Mark Nutman RFA has 3293867 and 5076239

    9484 John Innes (Gordons) has 2054437, 5051613 and 5187129

    9484 Philip Thornton R. Warwicks has 4436474, 4995767 and 5409426

    9484 Allen Betts Coldm Gds has 325654/5

    9484 William Butler RAMC has 684961 and 5013913

    9484 W H Stephens Northumberland Fus has 5218588 and 5406636

    9484 Peter Todd RE has 4462245 and 5159306

    Sherlock GR Willis RFA has…

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  14. Rifleman s/13512 John Charles Williams.

    John Charles enlisted on the 3rd September 1914 into the 10th(O) Battalion, Rifle Brigade at Middlesbrough as Rifleman S.1398.
    He was discharged as medically unfit (rheumatism) at Blackdown on the 6th November after 64 days with the Colours, The Certificate is signed by C. E. Greenway Colonel, and he is described as Age 27, Height 5ft 9.7/8ins, Complexion Fresh, Eyes grey, Hair Brown, Scars on front of chest.
    Sometime after his discharge he was travelling to his work in a foundry on a tram when some ladies(?) threw white feathers at him as a sign of cowardice. This upset him…

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  15. Arthur Gerald knight

    Hi. This chap doesn't appear to be listed.

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29859/supplement/12101

    If no life story exists could one be created for him please.

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  16. Missing Life Stories - Charlton Mackrell Parish War Memorial

    There are some life stories missing which relate to men named on The Charltons / Charlton Mackrell Parish War Memorial - https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/58
    The CWGC references are given below.

    Three who died on army service in the UK and have no MIC:

    Roberts Pretoria HALLETT
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/394313/HALLETT,%20R%20P

    Albert CAMPBELL
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2852428/CAMPBELL,%20ALBERT

    Harold John SPACKMAN
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/394008/SPACKMAN,%20H

    Also one, Percival Leonard Edmonds BROOKS, who served in the Merchant Navy but not for the six months required to receive medals:
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2979934/BROOKS,%20PERCIVAL%20LEONARD%20EDMONDS

    Albert Campbell, Harold Spackman and Leonard Brooks have already been the subject of centenary commemorations on our Society's Facebook page
    <www.facebook.com/The-Charltons-Historical-Society-Somerset-260455817427953/timeline/>

    We intend…

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  18. Pte Edwin Stephen Williams

    Private Edwin Stephen Williams
    Royal Army Service Corps Pte SS/3786
    24th Labour Company

    Edwin Williams was born in Clerkenwell in 1882. In the 1911 Census he is described as being aged 29 and married for 10 years to Minnie Florence, also 29. They are living at 19, Kent Street, Haggerston, with their four children; Edwin Stephen 8, Alfred Arthur 5, Arthur Daniel 2 years and six months, and Eileen Annie, one month old. All the children were born in Shoreditch so the family may have been renting the same lodgings for some time and only recently moved to Haggerston.

    Edwin's…

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  19. Missing life Story ---- Private Vere E R Whittle 717820 Leicestershire Regiment

    Enlisted 26/6/1918. Killed during training at Lichfield 11/2/1919 aged 18. He has a record in Military--Soldiers Effects.
    He is listed on ' Roll of Honour ' , Market Overton, Rutland.

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  20. Duplicate names for Hubert Dunsterville Harvey-Kelly

    Hello. There are a number of H D Harvey Kelly life stories which I. Believe refer to the same person at various stages of his career. I believe they refer to Hubert Dunsterville Harvey-Kelly who I've recorded facts against. The military career appears to be the same. Here are the duplicates I think I've found.

    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5331984
    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5321310
    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5321312

    There's one other that is similar but the reference to Australia throws that into doubt.

    Thanks

    Trevor

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