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Article about: Found these ww1 british medals this morning and military marked watch same period.They are named 2 Lieut.T.Barrett but nothing else do you think id be able to research him easy? did they not

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    Found these ww1 british medals this morning and military marked watch same period.They are named 2 Lieut.T.Barrett but nothing else do you think id be able to research him easy? did they not put officers regiments on to the medals only non officers?Click image for larger version. 

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    Hi, Just done a quick search and found this.
    CWGC :: Casualty Details

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    Thanks apreciate that would his name be T.C. Barrett on medals as is only T.Barrett

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    Thats the only 2lt Barrett listed on CWGC so theres a good chance he survived the war. Is his service number on the medals? If so ill see if i can find his medal card.

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    Ive just done a search of the National Archives Medal Card records and there is only 1 T Barrett listed of that rank...could be your man!
    Medal card of Barrett, T Pritchard
    Corps: 2nd Yorkshire Regiment
    Rank: Second Lieutenant
    1914-1920 WO 372/2

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    another interesting lead!
    REGULAR FORCES.
    INFANTRY.
    Service Battalions.
    The undermentioned Non-commissioned'
    Officers and men to be temporary Second
    Lieutenants: —
    R. War. R.—Pte. A. B. O'D'onnell, from King
    Edward's Horse. 9th Apr. 1916.
    R. Fus.—Serjt. R. Hume. 16th Apr. 1916.
    Line. R.—Co. Serjt.-Maj. T. C. Barrett, from
    W. Rid. R. 27th Feb. 1916.
    W. York. R.—Gnr. W. H. Murrell

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    Thanks mate

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