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Name:
Edgar George Rushford
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EG
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S4/040927
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Corporal
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Army Service Corps 40th Div., M.T. Coy., A.S.C.
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Wind Mill, Morley
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The brother of Oliver Rushford who also served (see separate entry on the database). 

 

Was in a Pals Brigade along with others from Evenwood. 

 

Wrote from the trenches that life was a little rough but not too bad. They shared their troubles. Things were arranged for the troops such as refreshments, concerts and the loan of a football and cricket outfits. 

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First Name: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); Last Name: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson ; Ranks: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available from the Bowes Museum; Service Number: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); Unit: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); Home Address: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); Teesdale Townships: Bishop Auckland Constituency Absent Voters' List Evenwood & Barony 1918 (Durham County Record Office); Notes: 'Evenwood's Hey Day' by Elsie Anderson available from the Bowes Museum;