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James Bert Organ

James was born in Bilston in 1888, christened Alfred John, the son of Frederick George and Mary Ann Organ. By 1911 he was living with his parents and brother Fred at 201 Oxford Street, Bilston, and he operated the slotting machine for a hollowware manufacturer (presumably Joseph Sankeys and Sons). 104 more words

Men Who Served

Frank William Brentnall

At Wolverhampton Archives we recently purchased Andrew Thornton’s excellent books, South Staffords at War: August 1914 – December 1915 (volumes 1 and 2), which obviously feature many local men. 295 more words

Men Who Served

Project contributor: Roger Willoughby

One of our project contributors is Roger Willougby, a clinical psychologist with an interest in the First World War and Armenian history in particular. He’s been carrying out some research already using resources from The National Archives  and has identified several key data sources, including medal rolls, service and pension papers, naturalization records, etc. 47 more words

An Overview on German and British War Medals

Once one’s occupation as an antiques dealer comes out in conversation, the next most likely question asked is “What do you specialise in?” In my case, the answer is coin, medal and watch dealer. 337 more words


Joseph Charles and Millicent May

Joseph Charles Abram and Millicent May Bowers were my great grandparents. The couple had three children – my grandfather Louis Bowers Abram, Betty and Joseph Bowers Abram, their first son, born in Tempe, Pretoria, South Africa, in 1913, where Joseph Charles was stationed on army service.  199 more words

Family History

My Experiences of Working on the Reflections Project

Over the next few months, interns and volunteers on the Reflections project will write a few blog posts to discuss their experience working on the project and some of the research materials they have uncovered. 695 more words

World War 1

William Michie

William Michie
Australian Infantry force

William was killed during the landings at Gallipoli in 1915

1914-1915 Star
British War medal
Victory medal

Roll Of Honour