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Honourable discharge to a wounded soldier
Certificate of Honourable discharge to Private Ralph Haslam, number 1008,
of the 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, discharged on
the 28th September 1916.
Accession Number: KO2260/01
Card postal tube in which the certificate arrived.
Accession Number KO1820/26
There are a number of examples in the museum's collection and include
|Lance Corporal Benson Boyd, number 2647, 5th Battalion,
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, discharged 8th May 1916.
2nd Lieutenant Alexander Gray MM, The Northumberland
Fusiliers, formerly 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster
Regiment, discharged 3rd June 1919. The officer certificate states
'Invalided from the Service' rather than 'Honourably discharged'. KO2696/15
|Private Ralph Haslam, number 1008, 1st/5th Battalion, King's
Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, discharged 28th September 1916.
|Sergeant Matthew Hughes MM, number 2492 & 240699, 1st/5th
Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, discharged 25th March
Private Thomas William Lawrence, number 243464, and Machine
Gun Corps, discharged 28th January 1919. With official stamp which
appears on the rear, 'No. 2 Infantry Record Officer, Sessions House,
|Private Herbert Pearson, number 36609, 8th Battalion, King's
Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, discharged 17th March 1919.
|Private William G Whalley, number 288 & 240021, 1st/5th
Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment discharged 20th November
Official illustrated wounded soldier discharge certificate to Private
William Lawson Wright, 2nd/5th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster
Regiment. Discharged 12 May 1919. Un-officially hand coloured in frame.
“Served with honour and was disabled in the Great War. Invalided from
the Service, 12 May 1919.”
Accession Number: KO3047/08
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