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Forum: Strays

List all the waifs and strays you discover here, and perhaps we can find them a home.

  1. Samuel ROGERS, Devonshires, died 1917 France

    Just one page, the Report of Death, mis-filed as SCO in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Samuel ROGERS, Pte 10565, "C" Coy 8th Bn Devonshire Regt. Died 19 June 1917, In the Field (France). Cause: Died of wounds received in action. Anc****y, SCO, page 63414

    Started by fullscott‎, 01-09-2014 9:18 AM
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  2. Arthur FAULKNER, Darlaston - WW1 Medal Recpts

    Mis-filed in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A few pages, mostly signed Medal Receipts, for Arthur FAULKNER, home address DARLASTON (Walsall, Staffs). Regt Nos: 2488 & 240368 (S Staffs). Anc****y, SCO, pages 61688 to 61694

    Started by fullscott‎, 28-08-2014 1:13 PM
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  3. Victor W STANLEY, b c1887 - WW1 enlistment

    A few pages, most blank but one containing physical description, misfiled in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Victor W STANLEY, a Chemist by trade, enlisted November 1915 at Lincolns Inn Court, London. Declared age 28y 4m. Regt No 7751, Inns of Court Officers Training Corps....

    Started by fullscott‎, 25-08-2014 2:03 PM
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  4. William SADD, R Scots 1899-1918

    Just 2 sides, mis-filed in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William SADD, joined the Royal Scots November 1899. Served his 12 years, re-engaged November 1911. Details of WW1 movements. Promoted to Lance Corporal June 1917. Missing "in the field" March 1918. Declared dead....

    Started by fullscott‎, 24-08-2014 9:20 AM
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  5. Thomas RAMSAY b c1880, Newcastle - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Thomas RAMSAY, home address Haymarket Buildings, Newcastle, married Mary Elizabeth THORNTON 1906. Children: Thomas (c1904?), Peter (1906), William (1911) & Rosie (1915-died January 1916-copy of Death Certificate)....

    Started by fullscott‎, 23-08-2014 4:20 PM
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  6. Daniel RICHARDS b 1868 Iron Bridge - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Daniel RICHARDS, born 1868, Ironbridge, Shropshire. Home address Belle Vue Road. Mother HANNAH HARRIS (unclear whether this is her second name or her re-married surname). Trade: Labourer. A Widower by 1919. No record...

    Started by fullscott‎, 23-08-2014 10:19 AM
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  7. Charles Alfred PARKER b c1898 Wakefield - WW1

    Mis-filed (& indexed as Charles Arthur SCOTT:banghead:) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Charles Alfred PARKER, son of Jesse William, home address Kaye Street Wakefield (Yorks). Trade: Factory Lad. Enlisted November 1916, declared age 18yr 6m. Discharged 1919. Regt No 39020 (Yorks &...

    Started by fullscott‎, 23-08-2014 8:38 AM
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  8. Thomas Cyril ONASCH, b c1896 - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Just 2 sides of a page (Attestation/Medical, with physical description) for Thomas Cyril ONASCH, home address Finchley Church End (London?). Mother ALICE. Enlisted October 1915, declared age 19yr. Anc****y,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 8:16 PM
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  9. Alfred SMITH b c1886 Ashton u Lyne - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) under SCO in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Alfred SMITH, home address Ashton under Lyne (Lancs), mother Jane. Trade: Skip Maker. Married Elizabeth HALL, 1918. Enlisted March 1916 age 30yr; Called up April 1917; Discharged 1920. Regt Nos: 326127 & 196365 (RGA). ...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 5:59 PM
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  10. Robert SAYERS or Horace SCOONES Lewisham 1914

    Well here's a mystery! Filed in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363), the first 2 sides of the Attestation Form (E. 501) have been completed by a clerk with very distinctive handwriting - obviously the same clerk. The first side is in the name of HORACE ALEXANDER SCOONES, and is signed in that name....

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 2:24 PM
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  11. George H W STOTT, b c1891 Aberdeen - WW1

    Mis-filed as Scott (& indexed as Fred Scott - we poor genealogists don't stand a chance, do we! ) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): George Hawkins W STOTT, born Peterculter. Home address Aberdeen. Father George. Trade: Electrical Engineer/Fitter. Married 1917 (Peterculter), to B M SCOTT (the...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 10:11 AM
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  12. Alfred SCHOLEFIELD, b c1889 Leeds - WW1

    Mis-filed as Scofield (& not even indexed) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Alfred SCHOLEFIELD, home address HIPPERHOLME, Halifax (Yorkshire). Born DRIGHLINGTON (Leeds). Enlisted May 1915, declared age 25yr 275days. Discharged 1918. Regt (RFA) No 28041. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58688 to 58692

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 7:35 AM
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  13. Albert Walter SCHOFIELD, London - WW1

    Mis-filed under SCO (and not indexed) in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A few pages (not very informative) for Albert Walter SCHOFIELD, home address WOOD GREEN (London). Discharged 1918. Rank Sergeant. Regt (RGA) No 65680. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58679 to 58687

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 7:27 AM
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  14. James or Joseph SCHOFIELD, b c1883 - WW1

    Mis-filed as SCOFIELD in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363), someone has taken care to add the "H" to his name on most forms. Attested as JOSEPH, but recorded (with a check-tick) as JAMES on form B103 (Active Service). James or Joseph SCHOFIELD, home address BRADFORD (Yorkshire). A Collector by...

    Started by fullscott‎, 22-08-2014 7:18 AM
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  15. Allan FORBES, MM, b c1897 Aberdeen - WW1

    Mis-filed with Scofield in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A few pages (several illegible, but a useful "Medical History") for Allan FORBES, enlisted at Aberdeen aged 19yr 20 days on 24 January 1916. Born Gartley, Aberdeen. A Horseman by trade. No discharge date, but he survived the war....

    Started by fullscott‎, 21-08-2014 10:32 PM
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  16. Harvey or Harry SCHOFIELD, b 1899 Royton WW1

    Mis-filed in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Harvey (or is it Harry?) SCHOFIELD, born Royton, nr Oldham, Lancs, November 1899. A Cotton Spinner. Parents George E & Fanny. Enlisted December 1917, discharged 1919. Reg Nos: 94047; 78320; 147303. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58603...

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-08-2014 4:42 PM
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  17. Susan RUDALL of Boyton, Cornwall (b. 1730)

    Born 16th January 1830 of Boyton Cornwall, Died 14th January 1862, Buried at St. Germanus, Faulkbourne, Essex. I followed this young woman back through the census, as I was curious as to why she would be buried so far from home. In 1841 and 1851, she was living with her family at Boyton,...

    Started by Wilkes_ml‎, 20-08-2014 2:00 PM
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  18. William SAMS, b c 1886, Herts - military

    Mis-filed in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): William SAMS, possibly William Leonard ... or William Charles ... or Robert William? Born Hertfordshire, father Joseph, brothers George Charles (address Ontario, Canada), Frederick & Leonard. Sister Daisy. Home address...

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-08-2014 9:44 PM
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  19. Arthur John SHINGLER, Newport, b c1899 - WW1

    Mis-filed (not indexed) in the SCO section of the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Arthur John SHINGLER, born Newport, Monmouthshire. Enlisted August 1917 at Newport, age 18yr, a Seaman. Discharged 1919. Reg Nos: 26835, 49147, 27695, 680421. Anc****y, SCO, pages 58357 to 58372

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-08-2014 3:36 PM
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  20. Joseph Arthur SCUTTS, b c1890 - WW1

    Mis-filed as SCOTTS in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): Joseph Arthur SCUTTS, born Birmingham end1889/start 1890 (Birth registered Q1 1890). Enlisted July 1915, claiming to be 19yrs old and living in Greenwich. Discharged March 1916. Re-enlisted February 1918, discharged 1919. Reg Nos: 16258...

    Started by fullscott‎, 16-08-2014 2:01 PM
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