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Offline John W

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Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« on: February 22, 2008, 02:59:52 PM »
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=150209270309&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih=005

I was looking for a decent set as my GGF's medals no longer exist. These were the next best thing for me as I didn't want to buy repros but didn't want any old trio either - another fellow from the same Bn, a couple of hundred numbers difference 9807 instead of 967I. I70.00 for them.
In memory of my great grandfather: 9671 Pte Joseph Percy Rothwell, Manchester Regiment (Boer War, Mons, Le Cateau, PoW, Home Guard) & his father, 1090 Pte Joseph Rothwell, 12th (The Prince of Wales's) Royal Regiment of Lancers 1871-1882.

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Re: Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2008, 03:11:05 PM »
That's nice, I'm glad you got 'em !!

I gather you are planning a little trip to the homeland ~ enjoy  ;D

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Wendi  :)
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Re: Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2008, 04:48:44 PM »
This is what I have on him:
1914 Star medal roll: 9807 Pte F.Waters 27/8/1914 discharge? C&R issued 13/2/1925.

Can you get his medal index card, As he may have moved a round & have a SWB.

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Re: Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2008, 04:53:20 PM »
nice one john , it seems i missed them , where they listed under mons star ,  tonyrod

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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2008, 05:22:15 PM »
His first name was Frederick
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Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2008, 07:22:35 PM »
Hi just wanted to mention we have your GGF  listed on our POWs. Also proud of him as he was from Oldham my home town.
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Re: Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2008, 12:45:56 AM »
Blooming heck Tis so we do, well spotted  ;) ;D

Wendi  :)
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Re: Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2008, 05:26:44 PM »
Thanks wendi I remembered his name and checked. The fact he was from Oldham probably was why! Not far from my house.
You'd have done the same.
nice to hear from you :)
tis

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Re: Great War Trio from 2nd Mancs, Mons Star- opinions please
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2008, 12:48:27 AM »
cor!!  very nice trio!!!! :o
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