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Medal Pair to A.Flintoff Army Service Corps

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Here are the Medals of Pte T4/083116 Arthur Flintoff Driver in the Horse Transport Section of the Army Service Corps, and later transferred

to the Labour Corps with new number 674387. Born in 1893 in Gainford a district of Yarm Yorkshire son of William and Eliza Fintoff one of

4 sons and brother to Mary Elizabeth, Herbert, Edward, and Ernest. In 1911 he was living with his married sister and family aged 18 and

working as a farm labourer in Winston Darlington, and got married to Ethel. A. Hobson in Teesdale Durham later that year.

He enlisted in the A.S.C. of Lord Kitcheners  4th New Territorial Army in 1915, hence the T4 before his number, his Daughter Olive was born

later the same year in September. I have not been able to find his Service Records only his medal card so not sure were he served, he was

discharged on the 25th January 1919, In 1920 he joined  the Post Office Service in Darlington as driver No 80923 and his second daughter

Mildred was born in February 1925. In 1926 he moved to Richmond depot and was given the No 80923/20 he was still working there in 1939

and living in the Crab Tree area of Richmond, his son Eric was born in November 1929, Arthur Died in September 1971.

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