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Anker, Percival Joseph
Anker, Percival Joseph
Award of the Military Medal. Medal Card confirming the award to Percival Anker 
 
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Claypole, Stephen
Claypole, Stephen
This shows he was part of the British Expeditionary Force which landed in France during the first few weeks of the war and was entitled to the 1914 Star with clasp and rosette. 
 
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Claypole, William
Claypole, William
This card notes his enrolment as a private into the Northamptonshire Regiment (service number 20553)
He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals. The K1/101 B10 reference is a medal roll book indentifier which listed medals issued by the Warley district (the Northamptons, Bedfords, Suffolks, Essex, Norfolks, Hertfordshire, and Cambridgeshire Regiments).
 
 
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Crane, Ernest
Crane, Ernest
The card notes his enlistment into the Northamptonshire Regiment as Private 27546. He was killed in action in France in March 1917. He was posthumously awarded War and Victory medals  
 
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Crane, George
Crane, George
His enlistment as Private 22386 in the Leicestershire Regiment is shown. He was posthumously awarded the War and Victory medals.  
 
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Craxford, Arthur William
Craxford, Arthur William
This medal card confirms his initial enrolment in the Honourable Artillery Company and his subsequent commission (comm) to acting 2nd Lieutenant with the Middlesex Regiment. It is his second medal card - his medals being noted on the first card (not yet found) R&FR (Rank and file roll) TP/107B page 40 
 
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Craxford, George Guy
Craxford, George Guy
Medal chart indicating the Victory medal, the War medal and the 1915 star.
He was enrolled as Private PS/1487 with the Middlesex Regiment (the prefix PS indicates the 16th Public Schools Battalion) and entered the theatre of war in France in November 1915 where he "died of wounds". 
 
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Craxford, Henry
Craxford, Henry
Medal card indicating the War and Victory medals with the 1915 star
His enlistment number with the Royal Army Service Corps was M2/021641. He was transferred to the Class Z reserve list on April 3rd 1919 at the end of his service. 
 
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Craxford, John William
Craxford, John William
Indicates the award of the Victory Medal.
His enrolment number in the Royal Army Medical Corps was 74783 
 
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Craxford, Lionel George
Craxford, Lionel George
Medal card indicating the award of the War and Victory medals.
He was enlisted initially a Private (G/23512) with the Middlesex Regiment and subsequently transferred to the Royal Defence Corps. 
 
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Craxford, William Joseph
Craxford, William Joseph
Medal card indicating the War and Victory medals.
He was enlisted in the Royal Garrison Artillery; gunner 111484  
 
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Cuthbert, Alexander
Cuthbert, Alexander
He was master of the steam cargo ship Ethelinda which was sunk by a U-boat in January 1918. He was postumously awarded the Merchant Marine medal and the British War medal 
 
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Griffin, Archibald
Griffin, Archibald
Medal chart indicating the Victory and War medals.
He was enlisted as a Private in the Leicestershire Regiment (33501) and transferred to the Hampshire Regiment (45225) 
 
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Griffin, Frederick
Griffin, Frederick
Medal chart indicating the Victory and War medals.
He was enrolled in the Army Service Corps as a driver (083466)
Also indicated is his termination of engagement under Kings Regulations 392 (section xxi) and the award of the Silver War Badge on September 8th 1917 
 
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Matkin, Francis
Matkin, Francis
Francis enlisted as a driver in the Army Service Corps. He was discharged through sickness in December 1916. He was awarded the Silver War Badge in February 1917 but after that date he disappears from the records. 
 
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Moore, Frank Roy
Moore, Frank Roy
Medal chart indicating the Victory and War medals
His two enlistment numbers are: Machine Gun Corps 13346 and Northamptonshire Regiment 17645  
 
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Nessworthy, Ambrose
Nessworthy, Ambrose
The medal card shows that he was enlisted in the Northumberland Fusiliers and then transferred to the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry  
 
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Nessworthy, Charles H
Nessworthy, Charles H
The card shows he enlisted with the Lincolnshire Regiment before transfer to the Labour Corps 
 
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Nessworthy, Frederick
Nessworthy, Frederick
Lance Corporal Nessworthy enlisted in the Highland Light Infantry was was transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.  
 
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Nessworthy, William R
Nessworthy, William R
The award of his Military Medal is also noted 
 
21
Putterill, John Edwin
Putterill, John Edwin
He enlisted first in the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and was then transferred to the 8th London Regiment.
The medals shown are the British War and Victory medals 
 
22
Simpson, Thomas Liddell
Simpson, Thomas Liddell
The card confirms his initial enlistment with the Durham Light Infantry, his advancement to acting corporal, his transfer to Northumberland Fusiliers and his promotion to the rank of Acting 2nd Lieutenant. 
 
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Tilley, Francis Omar
Tilley, Francis Omar
There are two medal cards in the archives for Francis. The first notes his enlistment into the 2nd battalion, the Leicestershire Regiment, in October 1914 as private 9425 and his entitlement to the 1914 Star. The second card notes his promotion to acting sergeant, his Military Medal accolade and the other two war service medals.  
 
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Walpole, Charles H
Walpole, Charles H
Medal chart indicating the Victory medal, the War medal and the 1915 star.
His enrolment number with the Northamptonshire Regiment was 16599. He was transferred to the Class Z reserve list in March 1919
 
 
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Welch, Wylam
Welch, Wylam
Medal chart indicating the Victory medal, the War medal and the 1915 star. A formal record of a Military Medal has not yet been found.
His enrolment into the Royal Field Artillery (and subsequent promotion) are noted as is his deployment to France in April 1915.  
 

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