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Chris,

I think young Hargreaves picture is absolutely fantastic and it is just such images I hope will be posted. If I recall you used this image in your recent book? It is wonderful and I am sure someone will know the patch.

All so far in a couple of days I have been amazed at the response. Please all keep posting as I personally think this is a wonderful thread bringing those long gone back if only briefly.

I think pcs are an excellant way of building up a uniform collection. Original items are hard to source and costly and pcs are relatively cheap. Excellant resource.

Regards and looking forward to all future images.

TT

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john gregory

Cpl. Harry Hargraves. Duke Of Wellington's Regiment

Sorry no info on the patch

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Regards

Chris

Hi Chris, 9th Battn. Duke of Wellington, 2 1/2" x 2" maroon flash in felt.

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trenchtrotter

Same battalion as Arthur Wilde...see second post! I wonder if they knew each other?

TT

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john gregory

305321 Corporal William Abby, M.M. 11th Battn. N/Derby

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robins2

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Unknown Arty

back of card dated 29/9/17

to Nell

WITH BEST WISHES & BEST OF LUCK

From your affectionate

ERNEST

Unknown Regt.??

rear of other card :Elite Studio

78 Old Town St.

Plymouth

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robins2

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72nd Bn CEF Seaforth Highlanders

George Hilton Soles

the only Cdn Soldier awarded DCM with two bars during WW1

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Andy Wade

The first is Royal Artillery and the second looks like Royal Engineers:

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BRONNO

Here is an Old Forester John, have you ever seen such an old lad as this in uniform. I bet he never made it to France but possibly did to Sunderland to the 3rd Battalion?

Looks like a Derby man to me, :whistle:

BRONNO. :thumbsup:

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john gregory

Here is an Old Forester John, have you ever seen such an old lad as this in uniform. I bet he never made it to France but possibly did to Sunderland to the 3rd Battalion?

Looks like a Derby man to me, :whistle:

BRONNO. :thumbsup:

I know all about him, he used connect phone lines to the well off around 1913. :lol:

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Muerrisch

detail, showing Assistant instructor, and 1st class gunners

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Muerrisch

divers drivers

divers drivers

and detail

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Muerrisch

and Miss Joan Hunter-Dunn ?

Dorsets pre-war, I believe

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Muerrisch

hospital blues, back of PC to follow

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Muerrisch

last one today, and there are many many more.

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Muerrisch

waiting to be fed, here are a few more to chew over

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men and women and civvies in the same shot, last card,.

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Chris Foster

Chris,

I think young Hargreaves picture is absolutely fantastic and it is just such images I hope will be posted. If I recall you used this image in your recent book? It is wonderful and I am sure someone will know the patch.

All so far in a couple of days I have been amazed at the response. Please all keep posting as I personally think this is a wonderful thread bringing those long gone back if only briefly.

I think pcs are an excellant way of building up a uniform collection. Original items are hard to source and costly and pcs are relatively cheap. Excellant resource.

Regards and looking forward to all future images.

TT

Many thanks TT, Yes indeed Harry made an appearance in our badge book . I'll upload his brother Jack's photo later on.

John, Many thanks for the info re the Bn . I'll pass it on to his family, who I'm sure will be very interested

Regards

Chris

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4thGordons

William Masson DCM 10th Gordons (rear)

Decent study of Pattern 14 equipment.

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4thGordons

I S Howarth DCM and Bar. Pipe Major, 1/6th Gordons.

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trenchtrotter

All, more great images with lots of details and some names too.

Heres another of mine, unfortunately no name. Anyone want to guess the battalion and Div. If guessed correctly will tell you where taken and a little about the man.

TT

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Muerrisch

can you manage a head and shoulders: v. diff. to see badges.

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Peter Doyle

Looks like 34th Division checker board, maybe? But cap badge looks at odds with that, perhaps? Difficult to see at this distance....

Peter

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