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War Medal

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TheLeithLassie

TheLeithLassie Report 25 Jan 2013 16:22

Oh Roy many thanks. Is this details of his service records?

TheLeithLassie

TheLeithLassie Report 25 Jan 2013 16:22

Oh Roy many thanks. Is this details of his service records?

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 25 Jan 2013 15:46

from the national archives

Medal card of Deal, William Corps: Cambridgeshire Regiment Regiment No: 345050 Rank: Private

War Office: Service Medal and Award Rolls Index, First World War. Medal card of Deal, William Corps Regiment No Rank Cambridgeshire Regiment 345050 Private.
Collection: Records created or inherited by the War Office, Armed Forces, Judge Advocate General, and related bodies
Date range: 01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920
Reference:WO 372/5/234007
Subjects:Medals, Armed Forces (General), Army, Operations, battles and campaigns, Conflict


Roy

TheLeithLassie

TheLeithLassie Report 25 Jan 2013 15:33

Pte W Deal Camb R. 345050 or 845050
are details on side of medal. Thanks

Ron2

Ron2 Report 23 Jan 2013 18:10

I'm ex mil and pretty sure the number on the medal will be his regimental number

TheLeithLassie

TheLeithLassie Report 23 Jan 2013 05:16

Thanks for your help. I now know it was the Cambridgeshire Rifles thanks to you Mr Daff. I'll check the number on the medal and post it on here x

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 19 Jan 2013 15:35

You're on the right lines !!

The Cambridgeshire Rifles formed part of the Suffolk Regiment, becoming the Cambridgeshire Regiment in 1908, though remaining under the auspices of the Suffolks.

1/1st Bn fought on the Western Front.

The last surviving member of the Regt died in 2000.

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 19 Jan 2013 14:46

What was his name and number?

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 19 Jan 2013 14:43

message Monty
he does loads of stuff to do with servis meadals :-D :-D

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 19 Jan 2013 14:42

Have you looked here?


http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Regiments/CambsRegimentAwards1914-18.html


There is also a contact number for someone with more about the regiment

TheLeithLassie

TheLeithLassie Report 19 Jan 2013 14:31

Hi Carol I've tried but it appears to have joined the Suffold Reg. So confusing. Can't get anything on it Thanks
:-(

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 19 Jan 2013 14:18

I think so ... try Googling Regiment adding G/F's name & Number



You could get more info from here;
http://www.greatwar.co.uk/medals/ww1-campaign-medals.htm

TheLeithLassie

TheLeithLassie Report 19 Jan 2013 14:10

I have a medal which was given to soldiers who served in 1914-1918 war.
I have just found that it has my gfather's name on the side of it, and a number and Camb R Would this be his service number and the regiment he served in? Thanks for reading