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Welch Regiment 10th Batt

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Ben

Ben Report 30 Dec 2017 23:20

I am looking for more information about my great grandfather
Herbert james Pitchford.

Born in 1876 to Absalom Pitchford. I wanted more pictures of the battalion.

He was killed on 2nd august 1917 is listed on the menin gate in belgium
i am told the last known place his battalion was in Glawitz farm he ran the talbot house in shifnal on Bradford street among others as the eight bells inn.

i have his personal effects record his medals death penny and some of his personal letters

any further help would be gratefully appreciated

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 31 Dec 2017 11:27

There is a bit of information here:-

http://www.wartimememoriesproject.com/greatwar/allied/battalion.php?pid=1036

There is a "contact us" button on the left of the screen near the bottom so perhaps someone there may be able to help you.

Kath. x

Ben

Ben Report 1 Jan 2018 15:24

Thank you i have alot of information on the battalion but no photographs