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James Saunders - Trying to find WW1 record

Location
Birmingham
From
England
Hi,

I have managed to get hold of my grandfathers birth and death certificate which is great however whats even better, is that it shows that his father (James Saunders) was in the 12th Worcestershire Regiment in WW1. There is a rank of Private listed and what appears to be a number 19197.

How can I use this information to trying and find any war records about it ?

Many Thanks

Scott
 
if he was in the 12th,,he would not have served abroad,,so would not have a medal card.

Worcester regiment 12th and 13th (Reserve) Battalions
Formed in Plymouth in November 1914 as Service Battalions of K4 and came under orders of 98th Brigade, original 33rd Division. Moved to Plymouth (12th, but by January 1915 this battalion was at Fowey) and Looe (13th).
10 April 1915 : became Reserve battalions. Moved to Wareham. By July 1916 12th was at Swanage.
1 September 1916 : 13th converted into 46th Training Reserve Battalion of 10th Reserve Brigade, and 12th Bn absorbed into same brigade.
 
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