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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
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    "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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