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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #225 on: October 28, 2015, 09:18:43 AM »
Well done Mack. CSM Young gained DCM for his part of the action on 22/3/1918.
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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #226 on: October 28, 2015, 09:28:36 AM »
Great stuff, thanks Mack

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #227 on: November 17, 2015, 08:27:04 AM »
Is the correct Battalion for 11096 Thomas Kenny known? ICRC gives him as both 18th and 19th.
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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #228 on: November 17, 2015, 04:56:42 PM »
Is the correct Battalion for 11096 Thomas Kenny known? ICRC gives him as both 18th and 19th.
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hiya Charlie
he was in the 18th battalion,captured 30-7-16,lived at 25 Cyprus st,stretford,aged 22,occupation fitter,he was repatriated at Leith on 3-1-19 and admitted to the 2nd Scottish gen hospital at edinboro then transferred to the 2nd western gen hospital Manchester on 12-1-19,he had been injured in the left leg at guillemont and suffered from shell shock.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #229 on: November 17, 2015, 07:22:50 PM »
Thanks Mack, he must have been one of the last to be repatriated, the majority would seem to be home by the end of 1918.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #230 on: November 18, 2015, 08:27:13 AM »
Thanks Mack, he must have been one of the last to be repatriated, the majority would seem to be home by the end of 1918.

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hiya Charlie.
the otherThomas Kennys mentioned in the red cross lists are the same man,he was in B.coy not C.coy,the Thomas john Kenny is also the same man,the service number quoted[10254]is probably his POW camp number.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #231 on: November 18, 2015, 09:20:27 AM »
Thanks Mack, I had already got them as the same man. He also suffered a shrapnel wound to the head. They moved him around quite a bit as well, a Field Hospital, Hospital in Paderborn and five different PoW camps.

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #232 on: November 23, 2015, 11:00:40 AM »
Could someone look up the Battalion for 8206 Hugh Alfred Knight please, the ICRC records only list him as D Coy.
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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #233 on: November 23, 2015, 12:56:43 PM »
An 8206 Andrew Knight received BWM/VM, noted as 17th Bttn, then 19th and returning to 17th Bttn.  Noted as E Knight on Star Roll disembarked 8/11/15. Transferrred to Reserve Class Z 16/3/1919.

There was an 8210 A Knight in XIII Pln, D Coy and the Bugle Band.  Don't know if this is the same man.  I can't find 8206 in the Roll.
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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #234 on: November 23, 2015, 01:36:54 PM »
Many thanks Tim, 17th Bn fits in nicely with where he was taken - Roupy 22.03.18. 8206 Knight has a MiC, 8210 shows as William Kitt, could it be a typo in the roll? I have noted the correct christian name, the ICRC has him as "Hughes" Alfred Knight. I presumed - wrongly - that they had mis-spellt Hugh.
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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #235 on: November 25, 2015, 11:27:03 PM »
the correct name is 8206 Alfred,hughes knight
son of littensor,henry+elizabeth,ann knight
born 19-12-1894
before they moved to blackley,the family lived in west gorton
Alfred was a tailors cutter
his brother 35041 George,henry knight was killed at arras with the 12th battalion on 25th april 1917

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #236 on: November 26, 2015, 07:02:42 AM »
Thanks Mack, it makes a change for the ICRC to have got it right ;D

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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #237 on: December 03, 2015, 04:48:37 PM »
The latest update of the database has been uploaded to the main site - thanks Pete.
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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #238 on: December 03, 2015, 04:55:09 PM »
Has anyone with access to the medal rolls time/willingness to help fill some gaps in the database. There are about 70-80 cases were information regarding which Bn they served in is missing from the ICRC records. If so let me know and then we can arrange to use the same hymn sheet to sing from.
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Re: A place for PoW database amendments and additions
« Reply #239 on: December 03, 2015, 05:46:28 PM »
Has anyone with access to the medal rolls time/willingness to help fill some gaps in the database. There are about 70-80 cases were information regarding which Bn they served in is missing from the ICRC records. If so let me know and then we can arrange to use the same hymn sheet to sing from.
Thanks
Charlie
me Charlie

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