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Charles Roberts Machine Gun Corps 1914-1918

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mozart1

mozart1 Report 20 Dec 2009 11:54

Can anyone help me please, I'm trying to find out details of my Grandfather Charles Roberts born 1896 who served in the First World War.
I would like to know if he won any medals and what they were for etc,
he was also taken prisoner.

Brian

mozart1

mozart1 Report 20 Dec 2009 11:55

He was born I should have mentioned at Llynclus Hill Oswestry Shropshire

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 20 Dec 2009 12:30

Brian

Do you any other info such as the regiment he served in, his service number.

On the medal cards there 200 plus with the name Charles Roberts, it is impossible to know which one is yours without these details.

Medal cards do not give details of where they are born,so not searchable by address etc


George


Edit just noticed machine gun corp in your heading, will look further

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 20 Dec 2009 12:39

These are the ones that come up for Machine Gun Corp, do any of these match with any other info you have?


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Charles Roberts Royal Horse Guards, Guards Machine Gun Regiment, Royal Horse Guards 1577, 5807, 1577
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Charles Roberts Liverpool Regiment, Machine Gun Corps 380881, 174575
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Charles Roberts Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Machine Gun Corps 43812, 70239
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Charles Roberts Gloucestershire Regiment, Machine Gun Corps 21857, 106537
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Charles Roberts Wiltshire Regiment, Machine Gun Corps 8773, 162746
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Charles Roberts Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, Machine Gun Corps, 3rd Manchester R 15115, 18145, 18145
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Charles Roberts Machine Gun Corps, Army Service Corps, Army Pay Corps 13520, 1347, 2396
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Charles Roberts Machine Gun Corps 120146
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Charles Roberts Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) 51842
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Peter Charles Roberts Machine Gun Corps 46506
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Charles A Roberts Machine Gun Corps 123609
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Charles E Roberts Monmouthshire Regiment, Somersetshire Light Infantry, Machine Gun Corps 315157, 28836, 137675
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Charles Herbert Roberts Leicestershire Yeomanry, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) 2494, 100459
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Charles Leslie Roberts 48th Company 16 Div, Machine Gun Corps
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Charles W Roberts Machine Gun Corps 119559
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Charles A H Roberts Machine Gun Corps 94509

mozart1

mozart1 Report 20 Dec 2009 13:04

George

Many thanks it might be 51842 Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) as he was also Kings Dragoon Guards.

Is there any chance of obtaining more info on this one please.

Regards
Brian

George_of_Westbury

George_of_Westbury Report 20 Dec 2009 13:22

Brian

I have saved that image if you want it let me have your email address by PM

Looking at the info he received one medal which was the Victory medal

George

mozart1

mozart1 Report 11 Jan 2013 16:36

George, sorry I haven't been in touch, if you can throw any light on Charles Roberts 51842 Machine Gun Corps and Cavalry and where he was in WW1 prison of war camp I would be most grateful.

Regards

Brian

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 11 Jan 2013 18:25

Hi, Brian it's best not to post your email address on the board, as anyone even non subscribers can see it. I suggest you click edit and remove it then you can click on Georges name which will allow you to send him a PM (Personal Message)
Best wishes,
Mayfield.