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The FGCM of Second Lieutenant Eric Skeffington Poole.

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Next on Blindfold and Alone. The FGCM of Private Thomas Brigham, 1/10th Manchester Regiment

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The FGCM of Rifleman James Crozier of the Royal Irish Rifles

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Next on Blindfold and Alone. The FGCM of Private Albert Botfield of the South Staffordshire Regiment.

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The FGCM of No. 227 Private Thomas Downey, 6th Leinster Regiment

From the File WO 71/441 Held at TNA  CHARGE SHEET 1st December 1915. No. 227 Private T. Downey 6th Battalion, Leinster Regiment On active service disobeying a lawful command in such a manner as to show willful defiance of authority … Continue reading

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THE TRIAL OF NO. 9610 SERGEANT JOHN ROBINS, 5TH WILTSHIRE REGIMENT

From the File WO 71/442 Held at TNA   CHARGE SHEET  6th December 1915 No. 9610 Sgt. J. Robins 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment Disobeying in such a manner as to show willful defiance of authority a lawful command given personally … Continue reading

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THE FGCM of No. 25531 Private James Archibald, 17th Royal Scots.

From the file WO71/472 Held at TNA CHARGE SHEET 23rd May 1916 No. 25531 Private J. Archibald 17th Bn. Royal Scots, a soldier of the Regular Forces, is charged with:- When on Active Service deserting His Majesty’s Service. In that … Continue reading

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Next up on ‘Blindfold and Alone’. The FGCM of James Archibald of 17/Royal Scots.

  “He is considered by his platoon commander to be of poor intellect, and I consider he is a typical slum product of a low level of intelligence. From a fighting point of view, Private Archibald was of not much … Continue reading

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The FGCM of No. 12341 Private William Bowerman of 1/East Surrey Regiment

From the file WO71-556 Held at TNA CHARGE SHEET 3rd March 1917 No. 12341 Private W. Bowerman 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment Desertion FORM FOR ASSEMBLY AND PROCEEDINGS OF FIELD GENERAL COURT MARTIAL ON ACTIVE SERVICE PROCEEDINGS At* IN THE … Continue reading

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The FGCM of 10710 Private William Hunter, 1/Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

From the File WO 71/445 Held at TNA  CHARGE SHEET  1st Charge: Section 12 (A1) Army Act. The accused No.10710 Private William Hunter, 1/Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, a soldier of the regular forces, is charged with: When on Active Service, … Continue reading

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