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    Hi Sue - no she has me completely beaten in 1901...

    Hi Sue - no she has me completely beaten in 1901 :confused5:

    Have tried Family Search and FindmyPast at home, then got to the library today to check Worldwide Ancestry (I've only got UK) and much...
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    Hey Sue - I've finally worked out the connection...

    Hey Sue - I've finally worked out the connection with Owen Sound and why the daughter of Andrew Wyllie married there in 1889 - nearly 20 years after her father died suddenly there!!!

    Would love to...
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    Thanks again Susan - I really have no idea...

    Thanks again Susan - I really have no idea whether any of the family ended up settling in Owen Sound or the surrounding district - There were a lot of Carruthers offspring over a couple of...
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    Thanks so much for sticking with this Susan -...

    Thanks so much for sticking with this Susan - much appreciated especially in such trying conditions!!

    Sorry I missed your previous post (16th April) - It's been hard to check Andrew Wylie's family...
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    Henry James Witheridge MC An accomplished man...

    Henry James Witheridge MC

    An accomplished man - from this obituary in the Daily Telegraph - 10th December 2002

    Major Harry Witheridge, who has died aged 92, was awarded an MC in Italy in 1944...
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    So true - damned inconvenient timing - LOL -...

    So true - damned inconvenient timing - LOL - another few months and he and the family might have made the 1871 census in Canada too
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    Thanks for the offer of help Sue - I certainly...

    Thanks for the offer of help Sue - I certainly understand how work and life in general get in the way of stuff!!

    I've found quite a few resources online for Owen Sound and Grey County but...
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    Thanks for the replies, yes Lesley, a random find...

    Thanks for the replies, yes Lesley, a random find might end up being the answer - if I'm lucky - ha ha. Had already checked the Canadian Headstones site as well as other possibilities but no luck
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    Out of my Comfort Zone - Ontario, death 1870

    As the title suggests I'm a bit out of my comfort zone when it comes to Canada.

    According to a report in a local Walsall paper Dr Andrew Wyllie - one of the originators of the Cottage Hospital...
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    Coming into this late but I would say it is...

    Coming into this late but I would say it is almost - actually absolutely - certain that they are one and the same. Bringing all the previous info into some sort of chronological order:

    1. When he...
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    Certainly is - but definitely looks like he was...

    Certainly is - but definitely looks like he was an artist from the original - also love his wife's main occupation - hope I'm not breaking too many FMP rules - Nursing Mother!!!
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    What a talent!! From this extra information, I...

    What a talent!!

    From this extra information, I suspect he was Lawrence Frederick Stone - birth registered in Wokingham 4th quarter of 1888

    From Electoral Registers on Ancestry he looks to have...
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    There is a little more info on the International...

    There is a little more info on the International Bomber Command Centre website -

    Reason for Loss:
    T/O 2115 for night circuits and landings. At about 2320, according to one of the screened...
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    As an officer (the initial clue is his having the...

    As an officer (the initial clue is his having the DSO - they were only awarded to officers at that time) he would not have had a regimental number.

    With such a distinctive name - and achieving the...
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    Don't want to seem picky but pretty sure this...

    Don't want to seem picky but pretty sure this isn't totally correct - certainly if a British soldier (it gets complicated with RN and RFC/RAF) only served at home (and that included Ireland at that...
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    An interesting subject - sorry you haven't got...

    An interesting subject - sorry you haven't got the answers you were hoping for.

    Just a tip if you're looking for a free site to check births, marriages and deaths in England and Wales - have a...
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    You answered this question in your first post -...

    You answered this question in your first post - he was invalided out - presumably due to sickness or injury. Unfortunately you are not likely to find any further records to give more details.

    From...
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    Finally - it looks as though the action the 7th...

    Finally - it looks as though the action the 7th battalion Loyal North Lancs took part in was part of the larger Battle of Pilckem Ridge - the start of the Third Battle of Ypres - there's an overview...
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    There is also a History of the 19th Division...

    There is also a History of the 19th Division available on Google Books - it gives an overview of the operation - starting from page 100
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    This should be the Ancestry link to the first...

    This should be the Ancestry link to the first page of the Diary covering 31st July 1917
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    Even if it has survived, his service record is...

    Even if it has survived, his service record is unlikely to provide the information Anthony is looking for. Better looking at the War Diary covering the period - can be downloaded from the National...
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    It's a shame that the war diary hasn't been...

    It's a shame that the war diary hasn't been digitised - maybe worth starting with the progress of the 53rd Division from February 1916 onwards when 266 Brigade joined up with them in Egypt

    Good...
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    Where did he live? If he was a pre war...

    Where did he live? If he was a pre war Territorial, it might be possible to identify the original RGA Battery he was with from that - but again bear in mind once the war started their was a fair bit...
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    Don't think so - I'm no medal expert but looking...

    Don't think so - I'm no medal expert but looking at the conditions of issue for the Territorial War Medal it was pretty strict - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territorial_War_Medal and he could...
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    The Territorial Force were all renumbered in 1917...

    The Territorial Force were all renumbered in 1917 from (generally) 3 and 4 digit numbers to 6 digits.

    His 6 digit number - 731641- puts him at that time in either 266 Brigade RFA -or 341 Brigade...
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