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Offline Wendi

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Re: Medal Found - Private 29415 Thomas H Mottershead
« Reply #45 on: November 05, 2012, 01:17:44 PM »
No news Pete ?
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Re: Medal Found - Private 29415 Thomas H Mottershead
« Reply #46 on: November 05, 2012, 04:32:44 PM »
None yet. I'll chase up.

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Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regt - dow 18.02.17
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment - kia 18.05.18
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA dow - 04.09.18
Pte Sidney Lee (4131324), 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment -  kia 12.03.41

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Re: Medal Found - Private 29415 Thomas H Mottershead
« Reply #47 on: November 05, 2012, 06:29:23 PM »
HI PETE, it might be worth contacting Graham Walker he interviewed a ww2 vet  called mottershead a couple  of weeks ago,  is computer is down at the moment , so I have pm  him on facebook, one never knows. tony

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Re: Medal Found - Private 29415 Thomas H Mottershead
« Reply #48 on: November 07, 2012, 03:31:29 PM »
Wendi, I spoke to Kirsty (medal finder) yesterday. She hasn't received a reply from the undertakers and doesn't know what to do with the medal.

Tony, I had the same thought yesterday and gave Graham a ring. He's going to see if he can put it on Salford City Radio :)

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Pete
Remembering

Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regt - dow 18.02.17
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment - kia 18.05.18
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA dow - 04.09.18
Pte Sidney Lee (4131324), 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment -  kia 12.03.41

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Re: Medal Found - Private 29415 Thomas H Mottershead
« Reply #49 on: November 07, 2012, 06:55:19 PM »
nice one pete,  are you still on the guest list ? if yes, dont forget to send us all a  link on the time of the show, cheers tony  ;D

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Re: Medal Found - Private 29415 Thomas H Mottershead
« Reply #50 on: November 07, 2012, 10:17:39 PM »
Tony, yes, we recorded it a couple of weeks ago. It airs on Saturday morning.

Cheers
Pete
Remembering

Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regt - dow 18.02.17
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment - kia 18.05.18
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA dow - 04.09.18
Pte Sidney Lee (4131324), 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment -  kia 12.03.41

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Re: Medal Found - Private 29415 Thomas H Mottershead
« Reply #51 on: October 18, 2014, 03:40:58 PM »
received an email today  ;D

Hi there, the medal found  was awarded to my Fathers brother . I am the son of Herbert Arthur Mottershead. Salford. I have a Sister still living named Edith  age 96, I am Ronald  Mottershead of Sale Cheshire.  I was responsible for the funeral arrangements of  my cousin John Herbert Mottershead and his wife Poppy, in Trafford, Manchester.    Thomas Henry Mottershead the medal recipient,   has a living Granddaughter named Noreen Tilley living in Vancouver BC Canada. Please tell Wendi  and any other researchers ,I am almost 80 and could clear up a lot of loose ends for you all.   Regards   Ron M.
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