Honouring our Black Country Ancestors

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HACKETT, George Edward

Postby Northern Lass » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:48 am

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Ancestry service record
Service record:

George E Hackett sgt
regt.no. 203033 Worces 1/8 batt
4 Whitley Villas, Birmingham
(he was appointed and paid as "A/sgt" 26.1.19, then relinquished it 8.2.19 Acting srgt?)
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TROMANS, George William- 5734541-Dorsetshire Regiment 70th B

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TROMANS, GEORGE WILLIAM

Rank:Private
Service No:5734541
Date of Death:29/08/1942
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Dorsetshire Regiment 70th Bn.
Grave ReferencePlot B.6. Grave 1583.
Cemetery ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD

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Son of Arthur and Amy D. Tromans, of Blackheath
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LEVETT, Ernest-58330-South Staffordshire Regiment 3rd Bn.

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LEVVETT E

Rank:Private
Service No:58330
Date of Death:02/12/1919
Age:32
Regiment/Service:South Staffordshire Regiment 3rd Bn.
Grave ReferenceD. 11. 94.
Cemetery ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD

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Husband of Beatrice Levett, of 72, Tippity Green, Springfield, Dudley
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HILL, John C-:J/86489(Dev)-Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. "Resolu

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HILL, J C

Rank:Ordinary Seaman
Service No:J/86489(Dev)
Date of Death:08/11/1918
Age:18Regiment/Service:Royal Navy H.M.S. "Resolution."
Grave ReferenceA. 2. 80.
Cemetery ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD

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Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. Hill, of 14, Wright's Lane, Old Hill, Staffs
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WOODCOCK, John Whitlock-816242-Royal Artillery 55 Heavy Fiel

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WOODCOCK, JOHN WHITLOCK

Rank:Warrant Officer Class II
Trade:B.S.M.
Service No:816242
Date of Death:10/02/1945
Age:31
Regiment/Service:Royal Artillery 55 Heavy Field Regt.
Grave Reference Plot B.C. Grave 1759.
Cemetery ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD

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Son of Joseph Lewis Woodcock and Alice Maud Woodcock, of Blackheath; husband of Jean Woodcock
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HULL, Joseph Pte 9047 -4th worcesters

Postby apowell » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:02 am

HULL, Joseph Pte 9047 -4th worcesters

aston news 4th nov 1916

DEATH OF PRIVATE J.HULL- a former worker in business in nechells park road,pte j hull (worcester regiment) aged 40 years, reported missing at the dardanelles on the 6th august 1915, is now officially notified amongst the dead. his home was at 7 back, 69 talford street, small heath, where he leaves a widow and ELEVEN children. :cry:

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TIMMINS, William

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"In Loving Memory of
Pte William Timmins
(Royal Fusileers) Beloved Son of
John C and Mary A Timmins
of Tippity Green
Who Died 1st July 1919 aged 27 years
I have fought a good fight

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STRINGER, Joseph Handel-202039-Worcestershire Regiment 1st/7

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STRINGER, JOSEPH HANDEL

Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:202039
Date of Death:04/06/1917
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Worcestershire Regiment 1st/7th Bn.
Grave Reference V. C. 19.
Cemetery GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY

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Son of Mary Ann Stringer, of 5, Bank St., Old Hill, Staffs, and the late Joseph Stringer

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GREEN, Ivan John, 1154443-Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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GREEN, IVAN JOHN

Rank:Sergeant
Trade:W.Op./Air Gnr.
Service No:1154443
Date of Death:21/09/1941
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 214 Sqdn.
Grave Reference Plot M.28. Grave 1554.
Cemetery ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD
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RUSTON,John Benjamin

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RUSTON, JOHN BENJAMIN

Rank:Pilot Officer
Trade:Air Observer
Service No:J/15002
Date of Death:21/09/1941
Regiment/Service:Royal Canadian Air Force 214 (R.A.F.) Sqdn
Grave Reference Plot D.12. Grave 391.
Cemetery ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD
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ALLEN, FRANK REGINALD-

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ALLEN, FRANK REGINALD

Rank:Midshipman
Date of Death:19/10/1915
Regiment/Service:Royal Naval Reserve H.M.S."Ebro"
Grave ReferenceA. 1. 395.
Cemetery ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD

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Son of Richard William and Ann Maria Allen of Highbury, Rowley Regis.
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HILL, Rowland Harry-405565-Canadian Infantry 19th Bn.

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HILL, ROWLAND HARRY

Rank:Private
Service No:405565
Date of Death:09/05/1917
Age:23
Regiment/Service:Canadian Infantry 19th Bn.
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Son of Tom Charles and Leah Hill, of 54, Beeches Rd., Blackheath, Birmingham, England.
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PEARSON, F-66364-Royal Army Medical Corps.

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PEARSON, F.

Rank:
Private.
Service No:
66364.
Date of Death:
17/01/1921.
Age:
40.
Regiment/Service:
Royal Army Medical Corps.
Grave Reference.
B. 3. 288.
Cemetery.
ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD.

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Husband of M. M. Grainger (formerly Pearson), of 10, Cherry Orchard, Old Hill, Staffs.
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WEARING, Albert Victor

Postby snoopysue » Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:11 pm

ALBERT VICTOR WEARING
born Wednesfield, Staffordshire in 1886
5'3" tall, Brown hair, grey eyes
Married Eva Mills

enlisted on the 28th October 1914
died in Ypres on the 1 Jan 1916
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Thomas Dinsdale- Harold White

Postby Northern Lass » Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:40 am

kiansmom wrote:in memory of my great grandfather

Thomas Dinsdale
2nd Battalion South Staffs
killed in action 8/1/1915 aged 26 years


My Dads cousin

Harold White (merchany Navy)
killed on board S.S Caledonian Monarch
14/1/1942
aged 23 years.

Harold had previously been on board SS Kingston Hall when it was hit by a torpedo, he was rescued from the sea and after a few weeks at home went back to join the Caledonian Monarch. He left behind a 19 year old widow and a 2 year old daughter
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