MEDALS, PLAQUES & ARTEFACTS RELEVANT TO FIRST DAY OF THE SOMME

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A RARE "OLD CONTEMPTIBLE'S" CASUALTY 1914 Star & Bar Trio, KILLED-IN-ACTION 1st JULY 1916, FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME. To:8279 Pte Arthur Aldhurst, 2nd Lincolnshire Rgt. (Born in Wandsworth, 1890)
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A RARE "OLD CONTEMPTIBLE'S" CASUALTY 1914 Star & Bar Trio, KILLED-IN-ACTION 1st JULY 1916, FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME. To:8279 Private Arthur Aldhurst, 2nd Lincolnshire Rgt. (Born in Wandsworth, London in 1890)

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A RARE & HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT SELECTION OF DEATH PLAQUES...ALL FIRST DAY OF THE SOMME. 1st JULY 1916 (All Unique Names bar one.) Some important items.
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A RARE & HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT SELECTION OF DEATH PLAQUES...ALL FIRST DAY OF THE SOMME. 1st JULY 1916 CASUALTIES. (All Unique Names bar one ).Some important items.

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A HIGHLY DESIRABLE "1st Day of The Somme" 1914-15 Star "MANCHESTER PALS" Casualty Trio.19390. Pte. J. GERAGHTY. (6th City Pals) 21/Bn MANCHESTER REGT / "D" Coy / 15th Plt. KILLED IN ACTION 1st JULY 1916. MAMETZ .
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A HIGHLY DESIRABLE "1st Day of The Somme" 1914-15 Star "MANCHESTER PALS" Casualty Trio. To: 19390. Pte. J. GERAGHTY. (6th City Pals) 21st Bn MANCHESTER REGT / "D" Coy / 15th Plt. KILLED IN ACTION 1st JULY 1916 at MAMETZ .

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A GREATLY DESIRABLE "1st Day, Battle of The Somme" (HEIDENKOPF REDOUBT) "Quadrilateral" 1st July 1916 Casualty 1914-15 Trio To: 305796. Pte Albert Thompson 1/8th ROYAL WARWICKS REGT. From Aston,Birmingham.
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A GREATLY DESIRABLE "1st Day, Battle of The Somme (HEIDENKOPF REDOUBT) "Quadrilateral" 1st July 1916 Casualty 1914-15 Trio To: 305796. Pte Albert Thompson 1/8th ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGT. From Aston,Birmingham.

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A GREATLY DESIRABLE "1st Day, Battle of The Somme" (Beamont Hamel) 1st July 1916 Casualty.1914-15 Trio & Plaque.To:18629.Pte JOHN WILLIAM HIGGINSON. 1st Bn EAST LANCASHIRE REGT. From Clayton-le-Moors.
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A GREATLY DESIRABLE "1st Day, Battle of The Somme" (Beamont Hamel) 1st July 1916 Casualty.1914-15 Trio & Plaque.To:18629.Pte JOHN WILLIAM HIGGINSON. 1st Bn EAST LANCASHIRE REGT.

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A Single MILITARY MEDAL (1st Day of The Somme ) To: 17180 L/Cpl Arthur J Hill. 9th York & Lancs Regt. Wounded 1st July 1916 & Fatally Wounded on 8th March 1917. DIED OF WOUNDS on 15th March 1917. Buried Sheffield.
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A Single MILITARY MEDAL (1st Day of The Somme ) To: 17180 L/Cpl Arthur J Hill. 9th York & Lancs Regt. Wounded 1st July 1916 & Fatally Wounded on 8th March 1917. DIED of wounds on 15th March 1917. Buried Sheffield.

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AN UNUSUAL 1st DAY of THE SOMME 1914-15 CASUALTY TRIO. To: 3801 Rfmn E.R. HODNETT 1st/9th LONDON Regt (QUEEN VICTORIA'S RIFLES). Died of Wounds / Killed in Action 1st July. No known grave.
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AN UNUSUAL 1st DAY of THE SOMME 1914-1915 CASUALTY TRIO. To: 3801 Rfmn E.R. HODNETT 1st/9th LONDON Rgt (QUEEN VICTORIA'S RIFLES). Died of Wounds or Killed in Action 1st July 1916. No known grave.

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A SUPERB 1st DAY, BATTLE OF THE SOMME, MILITARY CROSS. For Conspicuous Gallantry at MAMETZ. 1st July 1916. To: Private - 2/Lt Robert S.Richardson. Middlesex Regt, Scottish Rifles & 91st Machine Gun Coy. The Machine Gun Corps.
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A MAGNIFICENT 1st DAY OF THE BATTLE of THE SOMME, MILITARY CROSS. For Conspicuous Gallantry at MAMETZ on 1st July 1916To: 2/Lt Robert S.Richardson. 91st Machine Gun Co. Machine Gun Corps. "For conspicuous gallantry, though twice buried by shell fire, he succeeded in rescuing five of his men, and bringing his gun into action in a captured enemy position, he was under heavy shell fire the whole time, later he did fine work clearing the position" He fought with great distinction at The Battle of The Somme, where at MAMETZ on 1st July 1916, he won a Military Cross. A report reads "when the one gun he was able to get through saved the situation in his special part of the attack" He further took part in the attack on HIGH WOOD later in July 1916. On 31st August 1916 he was fatally wounded by a shell before GINCHY while assisting to bandage a wounded man outside the trenches. He was taken to No.21 casualty clearing station and died of his wounds the next day,1st September 1916. He was 23. He is buried in La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie. He was posthumously promoted to Lt on September 16th 1916 (London Gazette)

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