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52475: Pictures and text relating to H. G. Searle

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There is a description of my grandfather's service and other information to give background information on the images supplied.

Images: 1. Studio Portrait 2. Pawnbroker Photograph 3. Inscribed 5 Franc French bank note (2 pages) 4. CSM Warrant (2 pages) 5. London Regiments "For Services rendered" 6. B.E.F letter (6 pages) 7. Letter of Condolence 8. Mourning Card (2 pages)

Editor's Comment: Company Serjeant Major 304320 Herbert G. Searle, 1/5th (London Rifle Brigade) Bn. London Regiment, was killed in action 16th August 1917 and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. He earlier served as a corporal in the 2/7th Bn. Middlesex Regiment (service no. 3355). The 1/5th Bn. London Regiment, as part of the 56th (London) Division, was taking part in the Battle of Langemarck, the second phase of the Third Battle of Ypres.

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5390.pdf| GWA_4848_HG_Searle.pdf|

Subject

Searle, H. G.

Date

1914 - 17

Date Created

01/06/1916

Temporal Coverage

28/02/1918

Source

Multiple

Medium

Text: Transcription

Type

Multiple

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Nigel Searle

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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