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Lookups for World War 1 Records (2)

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LesleyC Report 13 Jul 2008 16:02


With James Lever - there probably won't be any records online. I have checked but nothing is coming up. As he was underage he probably didn't even earn much of a service record and wouldn't have got a pension from the army or indeed any Medals.

Are your family still in Middlesbrough? I am just down the road in Nunthorpe.



LesleyC Report 13 Jul 2008 16:05


I had a feeling he wasn't your direct descendent, he is in fact your Samuel's brother. Your Samuel's mother was Keziah (looked back on the census records) Unless you can find some detail either on a birth certificate or Marriage Certificate of his Regiment and Regiment number then this is very hard. You could try to go to the area library and try to look at the electoral roles for that year and on this it sometimes gives their Regiment & regiment number.



Carol Report 13 Jul 2008 16:23

Hi Lesley,
Posted on your previous thread,not sure if
you picked up. Herbert Redington 2nd Bn.Middlesex regiment.
Thanks Carol


LesleyC Report 13 Jul 2008 17:22


Only the Medal Rolls I'm afraid.

British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
about Herbert Redington
Name: Herbert Redington
Regiment or Corps: Middlesex Regiment
Regimental number: G/6542

Rank: Lance Corporal & then Corporal

Victory Medal
British Medal
1915 Star

Theatre of War: Western Europe, France
Qualifying date: 11th March 1915
Killed in Action

Here's his Casualty Records and where he's buried.

Casualty Details
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment
Unit Text: "D" Coy. 2nd Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: G/6542
Additional information: Husband of Edith Ellen Redington, of 85, Tottenham Rd., Dalston, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.



LesleyC Report 13 Jul 2008 19:19


Nothing coming up for that name Sorry


sam in the south

sam in the south Report 13 Jul 2008 19:29

could you plz take a look for ....

daniel mckie 1876 scotland,married amy savage 1899 in darlington durham his roll number was 101129.
many thx sam!


LesleyC Report 13 Jul 2008 19:41



British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
about Daniel McKie
Name: Daniel McKie
Regiment or Corps: Royal Engineers
Regimental number: 101129

Rank: Pioneer

British Medal
Victory Medal


sam in the south

sam in the south Report 13 Jul 2008 19:42

thx lesley.
thats great.


Carol Report 13 Jul 2008 21:44

Thank you so much for info on my grandfather Herbert Redington. Sad to learn he died on the first day of the battle of the Somme aged 26, leaving my father aged 6 yrs.and my grandmother. They married in 1910 and she never did re-marry. So sad.
Thanks again Carol


Dudley Report 14 Jul 2008 12:09

Hi Lesley.

You kindly looked up WW1 records for me the other day on a ancestor called Jesse Jacobs. I am now interested in his brother Seth Jacobs who served in the South Wales Borders as No.22371 during WW1. Are you able to help with this one?.
Very many thanks. Dud.


LesleyC Report 14 Jul 2008 12:25


Only the medal rolls

British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
about Seth Jacobs
Name: Seth Jacobs
Regiment or Corps: South Wales Borderers
Regimental number: 22371

Rank: Private

British medal
Victory Medal
1915 Star
Silver War Badge

Theatre of War: France
Qualifying date: 04th December 1915



Dudley Report 14 Jul 2008 17:30

Hi Lesley. Thanks for all your help. Dud.


sealyham Report 14 Jul 2008 18:24

l am looking for Harry George Gould Clarke
born 1889 Braunton Devon
died 1973 Braunton devon


Jean Report 15 Jul 2008 10:53

Hello Lesley,

Thankyou very much for your offer of help. I am looking for the service records of my grandfather Alfred Ernest BAKER b 16/11/1882 lived in London.

Believed to have served at some time in the Army in Ireland (poss after WW1).

I have been to the National Archives a couple of times to try to find out anything but have always come away empty handed. It would be really good, if another pair of eyes could have a look.

Best regards



trebor Report 15 Jul 2008 11:29

Lesley .Could you look for a Robert Henry Barsby .BN 1898.Leicester .In a Leicester Regiment .but lived in Derby .Thank you .Robert


Scott Report 15 Jul 2008 12:31

Hi Lesley, this is really good of you to offer this kind of help to people.

i would like to find ww1 records of my great grandfather;

Thomas Herbert Brawn (born 1882 in Sydenham England)

his father was Thomas Herbert Brawn (born 1865 in Kimbolton) Mothers name was Caroline Burfield (born 1851)

i would be most grateful for any info you can find.

Many thanks in advance.

Scott Brawn


LesleyC Report 15 Jul 2008 19:42

Dancing Daisy

I have checked with your other information and have gone through all the John Broughtons manually but nothing has come back conclusive



LesleyC Report 15 Jul 2008 19:49


British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
about Harry G Clarke
Name: Harry G Clarke
Regiment or Corps: Essex Regiment, Devonshire Regiment, Devonshire Regiment
Regimental number: 5316, 30715, 01567

Rank: private

British Medal
Victory Medal
1915 star

Theatre of War: Egypt
Qualifying date: 21st September 1915

Nothing in pensions or Service records



LesleyC Report 15 Jul 2008 19:53



Did he have a Wife named Maud Ada and live in Penge.



LesleyC Report 15 Jul 2008 20:05


There is this one - need to see if you can verify that he has an Uncle called Mr A Brotherway who lived in Hasbrough.

British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
about Robert Barsby
Name: Robert Barsby
Age: 17
Birth Year: abt 1900
Residence : C/O Mc J H Davies, Waterton Farm Baggrave
Regiment Name: Leicester
Regiment Number: 49872
Document Year: 1917