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58521: Photographs of Joseph Whitham

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Joseph Whitham
Enlisted: September 1914
Demobilised: June 1919
Period September 1914 to September 1916 with 2/1st Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry, No. 4 Troop, C Squadron. Regimental No. 3648.
and during those two years quartered at Regimental Depot in Manchester, also Southport; Kendal, Jillicoulby & Ladybank nr Cupar.

Period September 1916 to June 1919 with 2nd & 8th Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. On active service in Macedonia, finishing at Batumn, a Russian fort on the Black Sea. Regimental number 25763. D Company, Transport Section.

Editor's Comment:
Photograph of Pte. Whitham in the uniform of the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry. Note the 'broad arrow', signifying government ownership, shaved into the horse's coat.

History

Identifier

8884.cpd | 3275.jpg | GWA_1431_oxscan0264A.jpg 3276.jpg | GWA_1432_oxscan0264B.jpg 3277.jpg | GWA_1433_oxscan0265A.jpg 3278.jpg | GWA_1434_oxscan0265B.jpg

Subject

Whitham, Joseph

Date

August 1914 - September 1916

Date Created

01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

30/09/1916

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4

Number of Pages

4

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | Gordon H. Whitham

Submission Event

Oxford Central Library Submission Day, 10th March 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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