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  1. Charles Lewis or Louis Shields has two pages

    Different spellings of middle name, and with the same birthdate, otherwise I believe the same man

    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6877261

    and

    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6634130

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    • Willie Hector possibly has two pages...

      There are two entries for Willie Hector, both Leic Regt and with only one transposed digit in the service numbers.

      420512 https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1820922

      and

      240512 https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1820921

      I've checked the attached MICs on Ancestry and the service nos I have quoted above are true to the MICs. But I think its too much of a coincidence for two men of the same name in the same regiment with such similar service numbers. Do you think they should be merged or left separate?

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        • Please merge

          Major Geoffrey Cameron Scrimgeour D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C.
          https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/3943166
          as prime
          with
          Lieutenant Acting Major G C Scrimgeour
          https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/5403561

          only one GC Scrimgeour in Army LIsts

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          • Surname correction for Cyril Charles Stritch

            His surname according to the RN seamen's records is STRIDH not STRITCH

            https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/6487017

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              • Private HENRY LAWTON

                CWGC link

                https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/471941/lawton,-henry/
                Service Number 130807
                Died 15/09/1919
                Aged 31
                45th Bn.
                Royal Fusiliers
                Husband of Florence Lawton, of 1 Bk. 8, Victoria St., Smethwick, Staffs.

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                • Major MARIE LOUIS BENJAMIN HECTOR LAMBERT

                  CWGC link

                  https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/471939/lambert,-marie-louis-benjamin-hector/

                  Died 24/08/1919
                  Aged 39
                  Royal Army Service Corps
                  Son of the late F. X. Lambert, B.A., of 491, King Edward Avenue, Ottawa, Canada; husband of the late Adeline Armand Lambert. Graduate of the Royal Military College, Kingston. Also served in France and Egypt. Served in the South African Campaign.

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                  • Private HUGH J KELLY

                    CWGC link

                    https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/471935/kelly,-hugh-j./

                    Service Number 75067
                    Died 23/09/1919
                    Aged 27
                    2nd Bn.
                    Highland Light Infantry
                    Son of Jane Kelly, of 280, Westmuir St., Parkhead, Glasgow, and the late James Kelly.

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                        • John James Bryce

                          Lance Corporal
                          BRYCE, JOHN JAMES

                          Service Number 1810

                          Died 28/06/1915

                          Aged 20

                          "B" Coy. 7th Bn.
                          Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

                          Son of John and Hughina Bryce, of 127, Minard Rd., Crossmyloof, Glasgow.

                          https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/696449/BRYCE,%20JOHN%20JAMES

                          Further details at https://www.pollokshieldschurch.org.uk/the-church/history/ww1-further-details/index-to-the-book-of-remembrance-ww1-a-f.php#JackBryce

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                              • Lance Serjeant JACK D FRASER

                                CWGC link

                                https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/471896/fraser,-jack-d./

                                Service Number 74730
                                Died 23/09/1919
                                2nd Bn.
                                Highland Light Infantry

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                                • Lance Corporal JR FERRIES

                                  CWGC link

                                  https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/471894/ferries,-/

                                  Service Number 24699
                                  Died 27/06/1919
                                  Royal Scots
                                  Attd.
                                  Somerset Light Infantry

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                                        • Private Albert Neath LILLEY

                                          He served in Royal West Kent Regiment No. G/13419 but he does not appear on your site. I have located his medal record on Ancestry:
                                          https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=5119&h=2808116&tid=152793706&pid=282032990683&usePUB=true&_phsrc=bMt13&_phstart=successSource

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