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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-11-2018, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Remember Who was William Griffiths...

Remember Who was William Griffiths (https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/amble-northumberland/showthread.php?t=640)? Ground to a halt with that one - gave up on it.

Have him now with the pension...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-11-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Well, this new resource is turning out to be the...

Well, this new resource is turning out to be the rosetta stone for me. Finally -- finally found my Great Grandfather, not on the AVLs, but at 2 Swarland Terrace Red Row on the pension ledgers with...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-11-2018, 07:31 PM
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Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
I think it's just men recuperating from wounds or...

I think it's just men recuperating from wounds or at home for some other reason had to have a parent unit to which they were allocated, it's very common to fine these men allocate to the 'Depot...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-11-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
I can see lots of new names on the latest pension...

I can see lots of new names on the latest pension documents release. We can probably get quite close to a definitive list of those that served in the Great War, although I can think of a couple of...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-11-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
AVL = Absent Voters' List March 1918 Here's...

AVL = Absent Voters' List March 1918

Here's the relevant page for Amble and Hauxley (Radcliffe) on the other site =

...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 12-11-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
In this new data set the western front...

In this new data set the western front association has (pension ledgers) shared with ancestry and Fold3 sites, there is a Richard Smailes, Pte 34630, Northumberland Fusiliers, address looks like...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 31-07-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
No idea what the Commonwealth War Graves website...

No idea what the Commonwealth War Graves website have done to their search facility. It's useless now. :mad:
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 31-07-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Who is the R. Smailes on the Radcliffe War...

Who is the R. Smailes on the Radcliffe War Memorial?
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 31-07-2014, 10:14 AM
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Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Hauxley Taylors and Smailes

Definitely three amigos these Hauxley guys. They must have enlisted together as they have sequential army numbers in the Northern Cyclists Battalion; 1853, 1854, 1855. Casualty rate of 66.6% sadly...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Nothing on these postcards to indicate who they...

Nothing on these postcards to indicate who they are unfortunately, but the cards were picked up locally donkey's years ago.

Tiny possibility they could even be a couple of Hauxley guys!
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/northern_cy...

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/northern_cyclist_2.jpg


http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/northern_cyclist_1.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Bet you've not seen that Shoulder Title being...

Bet you've not seen that Shoulder Title being worn - I have a couple of post cards, - to follow.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Only one Cyclist in Amble on the absent voters'...

Only one Cyclist in Amble on the absent voters' list, and he is in the "Cyclist Corps" which is a different animal.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
There are quite a few cyclists on the Alnwick...

There are quite a few cyclists on the Alnwick absent voters' list for 1918 (http://www.fusilier.co.uk/northumberland_absent_voters_list/1918_alnwick_denwick.htm), or ex- cyclists that have been...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
"Northern Cyclists"

I don't think much has survived in regards to paper records in the archives as far as I am aware. Think I tried a search with the National Archives and it produced nowt.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
:) ...

:)

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/northern_cyclists_badges.jpg


The label is perhaps wrong - may be they were Northumberland Fusiliers from 1908 - 10, I don't know!
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
One of the books I use for sorting out the...

One of the books I use for sorting out the transitions between the old Volunteer Force and the new Territorial Force (1908 on) is Ray Westlake's "The Territorial Battalions, A Pictorial History...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Possibly been a bunch of guys from Hauxley...

Possibly been a bunch of guys from Hauxley enlisting together into the Northern Cyclists?:

TWO HAUXLEY HEROES

Recent communication from the front has brought sad news to two houses at Hauxley...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 27,445
Posted By Coquet
Hauxley Military Medal

Have we got John Smailes yet?



Hauxley
Military Medallist - Corporal Jack T Smailes, Northern Cyclist Battalion, has been
awarded the Military Medal for Gallant conduct and good work with...
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