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sheilarichards

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Herbert McMahon. 13th battalion
« on: November 05, 2007, 05:24:54 PM »
I am looking for information on my grandad Herbert McMahon.  He was in the 13th battalion of the Manchester Regiment and served in Salonica in the 1st world war.  I think his regiment number may be 7893
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Re: Hello
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2007, 05:58:14 PM »
Hi Sheila and a Warm Welcome to the Forum  ;D

Have you downloaded his Medal Index Card, as there is indeed a Corporal Herbert McMahon 7893 of The Manchester Regiment ~ it costs £3.50  :-\

http://tinyurl.com/33xb5j

I'm going to move your post to the 1914-18 part of the forum, where it will get more focus from those who are interested in the First World War.

Wendi  :)

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Re: Hello
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2007, 07:22:45 PM »
Hi Sheila,
I am also researching a soldier from the 13th Battalion who fought in the Salonika Campaign, and I started a topic on him last week:

http://themanchesters.org/forum/index.php?topic=68.0

As it expands you'll likely find the information the experts unearth directly relevant to your grandfather too.

Cheers,
Mark

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Re: Hello
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2007, 12:38:19 AM »
hiya sheila.
was your grandfather born in ardwick,manchester.

mack

sheilarichards

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Re: Hello
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2007, 05:00:08 PM »
Hi,

I believe he was born in northern ireland, but moved to Manchester as a young boy. He married Elizabeth Blackshaw in 1915. His father was John Mcmahon.  Thats about all the info I have. except i believe he had two brothers and a sister called Louise.

sheilarichards

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Re: Hello
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2007, 05:04:53 PM »
Hi Sheila,
I am also researching a soldier from the 13th Battalion who fought in the Salonika Campaign, and I started a topic on him last week:

http://themanchesters.org/forum/index.php?topic=68.0

As it expands you'll likely find the information the experts unearth directly relevant to your grandfather too.

Cheers,
Mark

Thanks for this information.

MBrockway

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Re: Hello
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2007, 05:14:59 PM »
Hi,

I believe he was born in northern ireland, but moved to Manchester as a young boy. He married Elizabeth Blackshaw in 1915. His father was John Mcmahon.  Thats about all the info I have. except i believe he had two brothers and a sister called Louise.
Sheila,
Did your grandfather survive the War?
Cheers,
Mark

sheilarichards

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Re: Hello
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2007, 05:20:58 PM »
Hi,

I believe he was born in northern ireland, but moved to Manchester as a young boy. He married Elizabeth Blackshaw in 1915. His father was John Mcmahon.  Thats about all the info I have. except i believe he had two brothers and a sister called Louise.
Sheila,
Did your grandfather survive the War?
Cheers,
Mark


yes he did, he died around 1970 - 1972 he last lived in Moston

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Re: Hello
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2007, 06:28:50 PM »
sheila

you should download the medal card and let us see it, we should be able to get a little more info from it

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