<< Previous - Next >>

information on WW1 service records

Query by Chrisbutcher

Trying to find service records on my great great uncle who died in WW1. He was Henry C J Belsham, lived in Stratford Essex now part of London. He was in the Devonshire Reg. Why would a boy from London end up in the far south of the UK?

Viewed: 191 times
by Chrisbutcher Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2013-09-30 15:00:22

Chrisbutcher has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2013.

Do you know someone who can help? Share this:

Comments

by noggin on 2013-10-13 10:10:29

UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919 about Henry Charles Jacob Belsham
Name: Henry Charles Jacob Belsham
Birth Place: Leytonstone, Essex
Death Date: 7 Jun 1915
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Stratford, Essex
Rank: Private
Regiment: Devonshire Regiment
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Number: 3/6975
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

by noggin on 2013-10-13 10:25:45

Link to CWGC. Click view cert for more info.

http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/597887/BELSHAM,%20H%20C%20J

I could not find service record but I have found in near impossible to find records of those killed.

Try this site : http://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/Search

He is on the lists but it appears you have to pay to view them

by Celese_Moore_Dodge on 2014-03-10 12:34:34

I have found you can find some excellent military records at www.fold3.com

Register or Sign in to comment on this journal.