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    Mahern: If you zoom in (ctrl+) you can see that...

    Mahern:
    If you zoom in (ctrl+) you can see that it is quartered with a blue quarter at the lower hoist side which makes it a Royal Standard.the opposite quarter being the one with most yellow points...
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    Hi If we are talking about the Woodmancote near...

    Hi
    If we are talking about the Woodmancote near Chichester I have found an old map which shows what appears to be an encampment on Cemetery Rd between Woodmancote and Westbourne....
  3. Hi There is a book about the Anglo/Boer Wars...

    Hi
    There is a book about the Anglo/Boer Wars which does have burial places,
    This thread shows how it helped me to find out about a Great Uncle....
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    Hi It might help if we knew what medal it is....

    Hi
    It might help if we knew what medal it is.
    Is it a standard service/campaign medal or is it one of the various gallantry medals?
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    This article, although it is from Smithsonian...

    This article, although it is from Smithsonian refers in particular to a treatment centre in Britain for officers.
    I found it a few days ago, but you hadn't mentioned his rank before; but I notice...
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    The location of his burial also fits. CWGC...

    The location of his burial also fits. CWGC shows:
    ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY XXXII. C. 8.
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    One dedicated museum plus displays at 5 others. ...

    One dedicated museum plus displays at 5 others.

    https://www.womenslandarmy.co.uk/research-and-contact/museums/
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    FMP has a CGC record for a JH Honour so it maybe...

    FMP has a CGC record for a JH Honour so it maybe that there were 2 different JH's.
    I wonder if the leg injury the OP mentions could actually have predated the war and thus excluded him from service....
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    It shows as Sandfield Rd on this 1893 1:2500...

    It shows as Sandfield Rd on this 1893 1:2500 oldmap.
    https://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/Map/342701/387512/12/101394
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    This looks to be a pre-war view http: ...

    This looks to be a pre-war view

    http: //trawlerphotos.co.uk/gallery/showphoto.php?
    photo=109050&title=fort-royal&cat=516
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    Hi 3 Possible sources of info....

    Hi
    3 Possible sources of info.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_David_Hotel_bombing
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Agatha
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Irgun_operations
  12. Hi There are 3 mentions of Brogdens and New...

    Hi
    There are 3 mentions of Brogdens and New Zealand in this document.
    http://www.brogden.info/PDF/MetcalfMemoir.pdf

    and 14 in this.
    http://www.brogden.info/Brogden-Brogden-John-Brogden&Sons.htm...
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    Hi If you search from the link P Goodey...

    Hi


    If you search from the link P Goodey gave above using the terms "royal garrison artillery 110 then there are 2 entries the second one is Feb '16 to Dec '17.
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    The badge certainly appears to be an RHA or RFA...

    The badge certainly appears to be an RHA or RFA one, it also looks to have the short banner beneath the crown which carried the word UBIQUE, there were some county badges with the name of the...
  15. Hi The link click above is only picking up the...

    Hi
    The link click above is only picking up the www.english bit.
    So I have C&P'd it and repaired it below.
    ...
  16. Hi If you can search Ancestry Military records...

    Hi
    If you can search Ancestry Military records using exact spelling the first 4 entries refer to him.
    The first entry found is the Register of Soldiers Effects. the top entry on the page it leads...
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    HJ Witheridge is shown with that number on...

    HJ Witheridge is shown with that number on British Casualty Lists via FMP, Don;t use Royal Fusiliers when searching.
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    There was an Alan S S Gillatt born in 1911 living...

    There was an Alan S S Gillatt born in 1911 living in Tunstall Kent in 1939, he was involved in a Dry Cleaning business
    Find My Past shows 7 docs covering his PoW years. there are 3 different...
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    There is a photo of a Lance Corporal here...

    There is a photo of a Lance Corporal here http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/topic/200427-help-on-identifying-sleeve-insignia/ with a similar looking chevron. one of the posts lower down the...
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    Stephen: A campaign has been started for more...

    Stephen:
    A campaign has been started for more recognition of the contribution made by the Canary Girls.
    https://www.forces.net/news/tri-service/calls-canary-girls-be-recognised...
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    Hi Haven't found him on Ancestry military...

    Hi
    Haven't found him on Ancestry military records. but HG don't generally appear there.
    HG records are kept in Glasgow.
    Info on getting HG records is here ...
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    Could this be a Home Guard uniform? I have seen ...

    Could this be a Home Guard uniform? I have seen 2 buttons set on the forage cap like that on HG photos. Not sure about the white lanyard on the left shoulder, though some HG attached to RA ack-ack...
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    On the off chance I have looked on the England...

    On the off chance I have looked on the England and Wales 1939 register and can't find a Thomas K., but I wonder if there is a Scottish equivalent available.
  24. Hi That is the full list for the cemetry, see...

    Hi
    That is the full list for the cemetry, see post #4
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    Surely DCMs are Gazetted....

    Surely DCMs are Gazetted.
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices/notice?sort-by=latest-date&end-publish-date=1902-12-31&start-publish-date=1899-10-11&results-page=1
    Here are a couple of examples...
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