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Any information on Arthur Edward Collins would be appreciated. Believe he was born 1888 abt. Birmingham (son of Frederick and Sarah Collins ?). Known to have resided at 8 Richmond Terrace, Bolton Road, Small Heath (1915-20?).
Not much to go on with this person but hoping someone can help with information. All I have is an address and this was around the 1930's, 28 Kirby Road, Winson Green. There was a daughter (Emily) but do not know husbands name (possibly Samuel?). A son named Samuel died in WW1 (1914). May have...
The Express & Star newspaper (Wolverhampton) had a report (30 December 1914) regarding the death (KiA 2.10.1914) of Private 9721 Joseph Hartland of the 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. The piece has a photograph of Joseph but I have not been able to obtain a copy and if any member can...
Frederick Kesterton b. Birmingham 1887 abt. No other details found other than 1911 census when serving with the 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment aged 24 (in India at the time).
If anyone can supply any further information regarding Frederick it would be most appreciated.
I'm compiling a list of the 1914 Star men (The Old Contemptibles) who served with the 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment in 1914.
These men would have been the regulars already serving at the outbreak of war in August 1914 or the reservists recalled to the colours at that time. I would be...
Private 8487 James Clewley M.M. Worcestershire Regiment Killed in Action.
James was born in Smethwick 1886 abt. I would be interested to know if he is named on the Smethwick War Memorial.
Any information on Ernest Osborne Bethel, born 1885 abt. Birmingham. Enlisted in Worcestershire Regiment (Special Reserve) 1908. Elder sister named Emily and possible elder brother George S. I have not been able to find any census returns for 1911, 1891 or 1881 for this Bethel family. Did find...
Any information on Walter Thomas Beesley would be most appreciated. Born Birmingham 1888 (possible)? He served in the the 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment from 1904 until 1914 (Discharged, sickness). Very little information to go on but hope some member may be able to supply a bit more...
Theophilus William Amos born 1886 Aston, son of Theophilus William and Mary Ann Amos.
Served in the 2nd Battalion Worcesters under the name William Amos and was killed in action 24th October 1914. Any further information would be most appreciated.
Seeking information on William Godridge Pandfield born abt. 1881. He was killed in action aged 35 in 1916 serving with the 2nd Worcesters. At the time of his death he held the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. He was awarded the D.C.M. On his MIC and details on CWGC his mother is shown as Betsy Pandfield...
Seeking info on Thomas Percy Blundell Morley, born Birmingham abt. 1894ish. The son of Charles and Amelia. He had at least 2 brothers, one named Frank/Fred? Can't find any census returns for 1891/1901.
He died of wounds on 19 July 1917 serving in the Royal Engineers.
Any information on C.J. Oldaker please.
The son of Maurice and Clara Oldaker born about 1887 Smethwick. He was a member of the Great Britain Gymnast team in the 1908 London Olympics. For many years a member of St. Michael's Athletics Club and also represented the Birmingham Athlectic Instute...
Any information on Edward Kyte please. Only details I have died 30th October 1914 and is burried in Little Aston (St. Peter) Churchyard. Served with Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion and died from wounds.
Private 52220 James Poole 1st Garrison Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment died at home 27th April 1918 and is burried in Witton Cemetery, Birmingham. My mother told me years ago that a relative (Poole) of hers, a serving soldier (WW1) was burried in Witton. The above mentioned being the only...
Any information regarding the army career of Zachariah Trueman (Truman) would be most welcome.
It would appear that his service records were destroyed in the bombing of 1940 and only his Medal Index Card is available on Ancestry. From his MIC it seems that he went to France in October 1914...