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Article about: Hey guys, I have the opportunity of acquiring a boxed defence medal, which i believe could be leicester home guard. The dog tag has me a little confused, most is self explanatory, but what d

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    Hey guys, I have the opportunity of acquiring a boxed defence medal, which i believe could be leicester home guard.
    The dog tag has me a little confused, most is self explanatory, but what does the 22NF mean on the dog tag?

    many thanks
    Ed
    ID tag numbers help please.
    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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    Could be 22nd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers...The 5 digit number is a first war number I believe?

    Yep..just found his MIC..Pte Frederick N Syer. Northumberland Fusiliers.

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    that would possibly explain the - home guard connection with his age.
    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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