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Captain / Major harry sargeant

Location
maidenhead
From
England
hi folks,
i am a bit stumped with this one :eek:

I am trying to find out as much as possible about an old soldier
born around 1861 in slough berks, Harry Sargeant (defo harry as on birth cert)
served in ww1 as a captain with the leicestershire regiment and as a major in the labour corps.
Unfortunatly i have only been able to find a medal card which match's rank and regiments but it doesnt have any service numbers on it.

any help would be grately appriciated


Andy
 
Since he has a rank there is an officers list I know. You could try his regiments archives. Also look up local papers for articles.
 
Hi there Andy, Officers don't have a service number. Regiment numbers were for lower ranks only. unless they started in the lower ranks first.
Officers have dates when they are Commissioned.
does that help
Braveheart
 
high guys
yes i have tried local papers and a******y :) . All i have managed to find is his medal card showing the leicestershire regiment and the labour corps.
I have also got a order of sevice from his funeral it states;
Mjr H Sargeant former city of arras camp commandant .
Any ideas on that??.
 
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