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Non Commissioned Graves / Re: Progress with research
« Last post by Tim Bell on Today at 03:08:45 PM »
Manchester City Council charge for burial records and the website will not let us buy credits.  Is there anyone out there who may be able to go to the Local Studies Collection at Central Library please??

We need a photo of the burual register page for for Herbert Massey, died 15/12/1918 and John Thomas Kirby, died 08/11/1918.  Both at Phillips Park Cemetery.

These are recent commemorations in UKBOR who will be moved to Brookwood 1914-18 if we can't prove the burials that are published on Ancestry.

Fingers Crossed.

Tim
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63rd Regiment 1758 - 1881 / Re: Leslie Walker - Volunteer 1798-99
« Last post by KeithA on November 26, 2022, 03:37:17 PM »
Other details. He probably was with the 71st in the Army of Occupation in France until 1818. He served with the 54th Foot in Cape of Good Hope and then in India, probably seeing action in the Burma War of 1825 (He is listed as a Major in the Arracan in January 1825) and sadly after leaving the army around 1832 was reduced to the debtors court, spending time in France avoiding his creditors.

If you want to exchange info then let me have your e-mail address and I will send you what I have, and you can let me have what you know. I would be very keen to see an image of Leslie Walker.

K
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63rd Regiment 1758 - 1881 / Re: Leslie Walker - Volunteer 1798-99
« Last post by KeithA on November 26, 2022, 11:35:17 AM »
Also he was not at Buenos Aires as far as I know. At the time he was a HLI recruiting officer in Scotland.

K
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63rd Regiment 1758 - 1881 / Re: Leslie Walker - Volunteer 1798-99
« Last post by KeithA on November 26, 2022, 11:32:06 AM »
With sincerest apologies Mark, I have not been on this forum for quite some time.

Your details about Leslie Walker are fascinating. Perhaps you know that according to one source he was born in 1778 and was the natural son of Laughlin Macleane, a shameless adventurer who died in 1778. Walker's mother also appears to have another illegitimate child by a second man, George Musgrave, a lawyer and MP.

I wonder do you know the surname of Leslie Walkers's wife, Harriet and the names of his two children with her.

best regards

Keith
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Hello / Re: New member researching Grandfather George Scott reg no. 3981
« Last post by DT on November 25, 2022, 05:00:46 PM »
Many thanks for your help.
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Hello / Re: New member researching Grandfather George Scott reg no. 3981
« Last post by Timberman on November 25, 2022, 04:36:32 PM »

 Hi DT
 He is listed on the Medal Roll as being in the 12th Battalion.
 
 If you lick on the link below it will give you a little bit of information
 on the 12th in our main site.

 http://www.themanchesters.org/12th%20batt.htm

 The War Diaries are still free to download from the National Archives.

 Timberman
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Hello / 12th Battalion 24/4/1917
« Last post by Chris.smith35 on November 25, 2022, 03:54:44 PM »
Hi I am helping my wife find out details of her Grandfathers service. George Poyser service no. 46901 was part of the 12th Battalion D Company and at Arras on the 25/41917 when he had a Gunshot wound IX (1), left thigh and IX (4), femur, severe. He was injured and taken to No. 8 Casualty Clearing Station and then Transferred from sick convoy No. 7 Ambulance Train. The to a Hospital Ship on 01/05/1917. Number/Designation of Ward: S


From forces war records we have

Archive Reference:MH106/1129 MH106/1129 can be found at The National Archives in Kew, and contains First World War Representative Medical Records of No. 18 General Hospital: 26/04/1917 to 01/05/1917. British and Colonial Other Ranks. No. 18 General Hospital at CAMIERS, FRANCE Ser: 30450-31138.


Would there be anything else that you could tell us that would fill in the picture ie details of the battle and where at Arras. The family story is that he was brought back and had his leg amputated at ST. Thomas's in London and convalesced on the west coast somewhere, would that be true?
Regards Chris
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All Other Manchester Regiment Queries / Re: 2nd and 3rd Battalion help
« Last post by LillieReeRose12 on November 23, 2022, 11:16:54 AM »
Hi Tim and Timberman, thank you both so much for the information, and for helping me to understand my Great Grandfather's army career and his whereabouts in more detail. I really appreciate you both taking the time to reply and for all the research too.   ;D

I don't know whether I can post a picture of the medical admissions on here or not, but I'm happy to send them over to you if you let me know how to.

There are two 1914 medical records, the earliest with a date of admission on the 3.10.14 with no date of discharge just a note to say “Tranf: to Braine 3”. In the disease column I think it reads Rheumatism. Although the record doesn't have the hospital recorded on it, the transcript does say it was the 14 field ambulance.

The second 1914 medical record has a date of admission as 8.10.14 at the No. 2 General Hospital. The disease appears to be Rheumatic fever. There is a date of discharge as 19.10.14. With number of days under treatment being 12 and in the observations column I think it reads “to convalescent camp”, but I cannot be sure of this.

The 1917 medical record is for the 31 ambulance train. It records an admission on the 12/5/17 and date of discharge to duty with duty crossed through on the 13/5/17. It records in the date of transfer column "entrained" Nesle and "detrained" Rouen. His disease was PUO, Trench Fever I assume?

I also have discovered another document, well half a document, that appears to have my Great Grandfather’s name on, but have absolutely no idea what it is. The transcript reads, “Originating Record WO 363. 2862 Emmanuel Gwilt, Montgomeryshire Yeomanry”. It’s year is 1914-1920. Again, if allowed I can post here or send it over to you both to see if you have any thoughts or ideas about it.

Thank you so much.
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Hello / Re: Hi. Thanks for adding, Looking for info regarding Frank Mooney, 301996
« Last post by SamAlex on November 22, 2022, 05:12:52 PM »
Photo of Frank and Brothers. Credit to Ste M, St Helen’s Roll of Honour webpage
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Hello / Re: Hi. Thanks for adding, Looking for info regarding Frank Mooney, 301996
« Last post by SamAlex on November 22, 2022, 05:08:56 PM »
Found Francis Mooney born in 1888 and his brother in St Helens Lancashire St Helens. During the 1901 UK Census he was 13 years old and lived in Lancashire. He appears as the son of his house in the 1901 UK Census.   
LAST NAME:   Mooney
FIRST NAME:   Francis
MIDDLE NAME:   
BIRTH YEAR:   1888
BIRTH PLACE:   St Helens Lancashire St Helens
COUNTY:   Lancashire
AGE:   13
GENDER:   Male
RESIDENCE:   17, Bold St
St Helens
St Helens, Lancashire
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:   Francis Mooney (47, Male)

Margaret Mooney (45, Female)

Patrick Mooney (24, Male)

Joseph Mooney (21, Male)

John Mooney (19, Male)

Catherine Mooney (17, Female)

Francis Mooney (13, Male)

Elizabeth Mooney (10, Female)

James Mooney (6, Male)

Thomas Mooney (3, Male

https://www.rootspoint.com/record/1901-UK-Census/Francis-Mooney-1888-St-Helens-Lancashire-St-Helens/7d7241ef-1a93-4e5a-8d5a-d2ff697feaec/
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