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RE: service numbers

Postby Cathy1969 » Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:06 pm

This is the one you have found.

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RE: service numbers

Postby FamilyHistoryAddict » Fri Jun 19, 2009 4:46 pm

[image]http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k145/Horatia/GeoWilsher.jpg[/image]

Because I mispelt his surname when I searched for his card (Wilsher instead of Willsher) look what I found! And it gives his discharge date:

I would say he did have two service numbers and the difference is that one was perhaps for the Regular Army and one was for the Territorial Army but both appear to be for the same regiment (Royal Garrison Artillery). I suspect because of his gassing he might have been taken out of the Regular Army and put in the Territorials probably because they though he'd never be fit enough for regular frontline service ever again but fit enough to still serve in some capacity in the army.


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RE: service numbers

Postby Cathy1969 » Fri Jun 19, 2009 11:10 pm

A really big Thank You to you FHA, that is absolutly brilliant. I'd of never thought of trying to spell his surname with only 1 L.

Thanks again
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