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Old 05-03-19, 10:36 PM
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Default WW1 regiment identification

Hello,

Recently we have found some photos that belonged to my great grandmother of some soldiers, but no idea what regiment they all are. Any help would be really appreciated

Thanks in advance,

Michelle
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Old 05-03-19, 11:41 PM
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Hello Michelle 2, welcome to the Forum. Your account is active and open for posts. Some of the membership should be able to assist.
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Old 06-03-19, 12:22 AM
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The third photo, the one with the horse, Looks like Leicestershire Territorials. The first picture may be the same, but It needs a closer shot of his cap badge.
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Old 06-03-19, 01:08 AM
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Recently we have found some photos that belonged to my great grandmother of some soldiers, but no idea what regiment they all are. Any help would be really appreciated.
Michelle,

Would there be any way for you to scan and post the photos? The more detail which can be discerned, the better.

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Old 06-03-19, 01:26 PM
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Hi everyone,

I have just looked at the photos I uploaded, they are much clearer on my phone so doesnt look like its done it in as good quality. I will try and upload them from the computer and see if that works any better

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Old 06-03-19, 01:51 PM
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I have uploaded the one with the 1 soldier and the soldiers with the horse again, I will have to do the others when I get home tonight, let me know if these ones still aren't that clear and I will have to try and scan them. Trouble is, the photos themselves aren't really very clear to begin with :/

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Old 07-03-19, 11:23 AM
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I have uploaded the one with the 1 soldier and the soldiers with the horse again, I will have to do the others when I get home tonight, let me know if these ones still aren't that clear and I will have to try and scan them. Trouble is, the photos themselves aren't really very clear to begin with :/

Michelle
This group shot looks like a pre-war Territorial Force camp so your man was a pre-war Territorial by the look of it.

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Old 07-03-19, 01:13 PM
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The picture with the horse and leicestershires could be pre war terrotorial? Could the picture with the 3 from the 4th hussars also be pre war do you think or is that definitely ww1?
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Old 06-03-19, 04:30 PM
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Here are the other 3
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Old 06-03-19, 06:33 PM
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Hello

Dan M is right, the pictures are too small, but like Ebro, I guess on the 3rd picture of the soldiers of the Territorial Leicestershire...Like this one.
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Old 06-03-19, 06:35 PM
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The very first photo taken in Coalville is probably The Leicestershire Regiment.

Close ups of cap badges needed to confirm.

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Old 06-03-19, 06:51 PM
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Zoomed in as requested
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The first photograph is the 4th Hussars.
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Old 07-03-19, 10:39 AM
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The second picture is the Leicestershire Regt. regular battalion cap badge, the other one (4th image) is the Territorial battalion cap badge.

Edit: Winston Churchill was a junior officer in the 4th Hussars.
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