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Offline mack

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the sons of pte 772 george pearce
« on: September 19, 2019, 09:55:52 PM »
pte pearce served 30yrs in the 96th foot[2nd manchesters]5 of his 6 sons followed him into the manchesters and the service racked up by George and his five sons was over 130yrs

L/sgt 1248 Arthur Dudley,killed 23-4-17 with 16th battalion[formerly 2nd batt]15yrs service
1914 trio

RSM 6608 albert,edward over 32yrs service,2nd batt
MBE
MSM
M.I.D
1914 trio
Belgium Croix de guerre
LSGC medal

Cpl 3313 Charles,2nd batt,died of disease in SA 24-1-1921.10yrs service
QSA medal

sgt 3880 james 2nd batt 26yrs service
QSA medal[def ladysmith]
W+V medals
defence medal WW2
LSGC medal

sgt 4983 William,joseph,1st batt,died Mesopotamia 13-6-16,20yrs service
QSA medal
delhi durbar medal
1914 trio
LSGC medal

that's quite a haul,four LSGC medals to one family must be pretty rare