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All census information has been sourced from either www.ancestry.co.uk or www.findmypast.co.uk or from both.
The images of medal index cards are sourced from www.ancestry.co.uk
"The History of the Suffolk Regiment 1914-1927" by Lt Col.C.C.R. Murphy - Hutchinson & Co. provided most of the information of that unit.
some details for other units details came from "Tracing British Battalions on the Somme by Ray Westlake - Pen & Sword Books Ltd 2004
Images of aircraft are mostly representations of the make and mark and squadron of the aircraft, not photographs of the actual plane in which the casualty was flying
Such was the nature of life in those days that one should be circumspect regarding all dates and ages, which can vary wildly from source to source.
A most valuable source of information has been "Our Exning Heroes", a small book written and published in 1919( priced 1s 3d , about 6p in today's money). By Rev.H.P.Brewer MA BD (Vicar of Exning) and Rev C.R.Farnsworth M.A. Curate in charge of St Philip's Church, Exning, it was published in 1919
Also from Exning, a great help was the information on the illuminated scrolls displayed in the Church and on the website here:
RAF Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War W R Chorley (Ian Allan Publishing) has been a source of much information, and several internet forums such as www.rafcommands.com and http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums have helped.
Hyper links have been placed to enable all casualties records on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour to be accessed. This will enable access to more details regarding the Cemetery or Memorial mentioned. In addition credit is given to any images sourced from that website www.cwgc.org
Other photographs are credited to
www.ww1cemeteries.com and also to www.peterswar.net
Many of the photographs herein originated from these websites and as such should not be used for any commercial purpose.
"Battalion at War - Singapore 1942" by Michael Moore ISBN 0-947893-24-5 was a source for much about those in the 1st Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regt.
Much information and many photographs have been sourced from the pages of the Newmarket Journal. Our grateful thanks go to the Editor and staff there for their invaluable support.
I must also thank my daughter Lene and Tony Dunn who have pushed me some miles and done the walk to headstones that my chair would not reach, and photographer Roy Beardsworth for his assistance, again where I cannot get to the headstones
In addition many relatives of the casualties have provided information and photographs which has greatly assisted in this work
Four abbreviations are often used in the text , these are CWGC = Commonwealth War Graves Commission and SDGW = Soldiers Who died in the Great War CSS = Casualty Clearing Station and OEH = Our Exning Heroes.
Photographs of a casualty’s actual headstone can usually be obtained from:www.twgpp.org ...The War Graves Photographic Project are attempting to amass photographs of ALL war graves throughout the world, regardless of nationality. Currently (2012) they ask for a donation of £3.50 for each emailed photograph or £5.50 for a posted 7”x3” photograph.
These are higher definition images and vastly superior in every way to copying any from this website.
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