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Offline Nigel264

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Re: HELLO AND THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO JOIN THIS SITE
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2021, 08:39:15 PM »
I think I have managed to shrink the pictures down to size but the next challenge will be if you can make out the text!!!

I do hope you can as you can see he did travel before the war started so he must have known something wasn't right when he visited Germany

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Nigel

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Re: HELLO AND THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO JOIN THIS SITE
« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2021, 09:43:57 PM »
Something else in his diary says:
03/04/1918 Inoculated
07/05/1918 Received into Quartermasters Store

What would you make of that, that he didn't join the war until circa 07/05/1918 and then why would I still be thinking he had 3 medals??

I don't know what to make of that .

He was and acrobat and part of Penders Troupe prior to the war as I note in his diary that he was in Germany (Hamburg) March 1914 some performances got cancelled owing to the outbreak of war July to December 1914. January to March 1915 show performances but after that there are no more entries.

He has one more entry but cant make out anything of it:
2 A M G
32 Squadron
A Flight
BFG
France

Nigel

Having now seen the photo it does look like someone else's Address.
Regarding my earlier posts re 2 AM G it looks like the persons initial with his surname after it. When compared to the F of "Flight" and "France" it's not the same letter.

32 Squadron occupied the following bases, the date (Day/Month/Year) is the date of arrival at the base:

Britain RFC 32 Netheravon 12 1 1916
Britain RFC 32 St-Omer 28 5 1916
Britain RFC 32 Auchel 4 6 1916
Britain RFC 32 Treizennes 7 6 1916
Britain RFC 32 Vert Galand 21 7 1916
Britain RFC 32 Lealvillers 25 10 1916
Britain RFC 32 Abeele 3 7 1917
Britain RFC 32 Droglandt 8 7 1917
Britain RFC 32 Bailleul 5 3 1918
Britain RFC 32 Belleville Farm 27 3 1918
Britain RFC 32 Beauvois 29 3 1918
Britain RAF 32 Fouquerolles 3 6 1918
Britain RAF 32 Ruisseauville 21 6 1918
Britain RAF 32 Touquin 18 7 1918
Britain RAF 32 La Bellevue 3 8 1918
Britain RAF 32 Pronville 27 10 1918
Britain RAF 32 La Brayelle 1 11 1918

Cliff
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Offline Nigel264

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Re: HELLO AND THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO JOIN THIS SITE
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2021, 12:39:07 PM »
Thank you Cliff for the details, more research required by me.

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Nigel

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Re: HELLO AND THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO JOIN THIS SITE
« Reply #18 on: January 12, 2021, 10:40:33 AM »
 Hi Nigel
Did you have any family who fought in World War II, the reason I asked this because when I was a very young child I can remember playing with my great uncle's War medals and also the medals from the Second World War, which some are also star medals and I'm just wondering if you may have been mixing them up.

Cheers Roy, all the best with your research.

Offline Nigel264

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Re: HELLO AND THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO JOIN THIS SITE
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2021, 11:04:47 AM »
Hi Roy,

I don't think he did but will have a look but not hopeful as he only had the two numbers and not any others that I can see or establish!!

Regards
Nigel