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Soldiers Box to 185 Sergeant G R Snowden 1/5th Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regimnent

Article about: This soldiers box and its contents was the property of 185 Sergeant GR Snowden 1/5 KORL He served from 1903 to 1919. Wounded at Ypres on 5th May 1915 he never served overseas again. In WW2 h

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    Default Soldiers Box to 185 Sergeant G R Snowden 1/5th Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regimnent

    This soldiers box and its contents was the property of 185 Sergeant GR Snowden 1/5 KORL He served from 1903 to 1919. Wounded at Ypres on 5th May 1915 he never served overseas again. In WW2 he served with 5th Bn East Lancs Home Guard. His soldier box also contains his HG BD blouse and pre WW1 Scarlet Uniform Trousers and cap.

    regards


    Mark
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    What a find Mark, amazing to see this. I hope to see the scarlet tunic and HG blouse if possible.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    What a fantastic find!.....
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    well done.

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    What a brilliant find. It just goes to show that you never know what is still out there - just waiting to be discovered.
    Author of... 'Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland'... 'A Tough Nut To Crack: Andersonstown.. Voices From 9 Battery Royal Artillery In Northern Ireland'... 'An Accrington Pal: The Diaries of Pte Jack Smallshaw, September 1914 To March 1919'.

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    Amazing find Mark,great to see so many items,luv all those original rolls of puttee's,outstanding indeed............
    With Regards Jake.

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    WOW Mark, what a treasure chest! this is really remarkable, so glad this grouping was held together and not split up. cheers.

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    All I can say Mark is what a stellar grouping to find in this day and age congratulations very nice indeed.

    Regards Mark
    Always on the look out for WW II Canadian Helmets and Cam nets to add to my collection.

    Found a Canadian Mk II Medics Helmet and yes I know they are about as rare as hens teeth !!!!!

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    Excellent find , like the personalized items .

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    Hi, for those interested, Mark posted his Home Guard blouse on this thread:-

    Home Guard '37 Patt' 4th E.Lancs Staff Sgt's BD blouse

    I bought the other one!

    Regards, Paul

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