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Offline Linda

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ideas please
« on: August 12, 2019, 07:28:02 PM »
newbe.  looking for any information on George Wolstenholme, from Newton Heath.  born 1885/6.  not had a good look around the website yet, but would appreciate any pointers

Offline charlie

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Re: ideas please
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 08:20:21 PM »
Hello Linda, welcome to the forum.

Unless you have evidence to contrary he did not serve with the Manchester Regt. He served with the Royal Engineers, service number 376948. He has service records on Ancestry etc. His address is given as 6 Albert St and later as 339 Droylesden Rd, both in Newton Heath.

Charlie

Offline Linda

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Re: ideas please
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2019, 08:57:14 AM »
many thanks for your prompt reply.  I don't have Ancestry subscription any more so a bit stuck there.  The information I was given is - 1918 war records / Manchester regiment / 17986.
I guess this could be someone with the same name as my relative.  thank you for taking the time to check it out for me
Linda

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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2019, 08:37:33 PM »
Linda,
Ancestry is normally available to use, for free, at many libraries.

The Manchesters number 17986 belongs to a William G Morrey.

Charlie

Offline Linda

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Re: ideas please
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 09:23:41 AM »
thanks.  I am aware of the free ancestry, but we don't have that within 30 miles.  I cant make a connection with that other person you mentioned, so I think I will close this enquiry.  thanks for your help