SWB, Oliver Mills Forster, Durham Light Infantry, Stanhope Wearside .

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SWB 208313, awarded to 2291/350791 Pte Oliver Mills Forster .

Born c1873 He lived at Cowgarth Hill, Stanhope, Wearside .

He enlisted 5th September 1914 and was discharged 7th April 1917 (compound fracture rt tibia and fibia due to service, period for life .)

He served with the 1/6th, 23rd & 26th Battalions Durham Light Infantry .

In 1939 a retired steam navvy forman, limestone quarry .

 

The catch looks to have been re-soldered.

 

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