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Is This My Great Grandfather

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Mark Report 10 Nov 2017 20:11

I have a strong suspicion that this record from fmp relates to my great grandfather but I would be most appreciative if I could ask for help in proving it, many thanks in advance

First name(s)
Last name
Service number
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Service record
Soldier Number: 6965, Rank: Private, Corps: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Image link
Great Britain
Medal type
British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920
Archive reference
Archive reference description
Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards
Record set
Britain, Campaign, Gallantry & Long Service Medals & Awards
Military, armed forces & conflict
Medal rolls and honours
Collections from
Great Britain, UK None


Nyx Report 10 Nov 2017 20:19

Address is given on one of the images as 16 Newry street Bolton.


Mark Report 10 Nov 2017 20:20

Brilliant Nyx that confirms that it is definitely him. thank you so much


Nyx Report 10 Nov 2017 20:24

At same address

Marriage: 16 Sep 1933 St Paul, Halliwell, Lancashire, England
Joseph Niblett - 24, Piecer, Bachelor, 16 Newry St <<<<<<<
Gladys Turner - 17, Setter on, Spinster, 10 Newry St
Groom's Father: Joseph Niblett, Firebeater
Bride's Father: John Turner, Bleach worker
Witness: Arthur Niblett; Mary Alice Crawford
Married by Banns by: Thos. H Caren Vicar
Register: Marriages 1931 - 1938, Page 18, Entry 35
Source: Original Register

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 11 Nov 2017 07:48

Comes up on below...

Chris :)

UK, Silver War Badge Records, 1914-1920 (Ancestry)

(Enlistment 21/9/15 Discharge 24/3/16 Cause. S.392 (III) c.c. Served Overseas No)

If you look on below, explains more on causes (see iii cc)

Chris :)

Edits (google search of niblett 16 newry street Lancashire, bringing up items)

Baptism: 17 Jul 1918 St Matthew, Bolton, Lancs.
Thomas Niblett - [Child] of Joseph Niblett & Mary Lily
Born: 5 Jun 1918
Abode: 16 Newry St
Occupation: Labourer
Baptised by: S.Taylor Vicar
Register: Baptisms 1918 - 1932, Page 2, Entry 16
Source: LDS Film 2113025

25 February 1939 - Lancashire Evening Post - Preston, Lancashire, England

Youth Remanded at Preston
Thomas Niblett (20) labourer, of Newry-street. Bolton, was charged with one case of larceny, two cases of shopbreaking and larceny, and one case of housebreaking and larceny, all alleged to have been committed in Preston. Niblett, who was stated to have admitted to the police the four cases with which he was charged, was remanded in custody until next Wednesday.


ArgyllGran Report 13 Nov 2017 15:26

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