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This was presented to either my Grandfather or Great-Grandfather. After my grandparent death, it was shipped from England to my mom in America and she gave to me. Her maiden last name was Musgrove I don't know much about it accept what I've written and she also told me that the viceroy was the last and all of the locations are where they battled. I had it framed to help preserve as it was pretty torn but beautiful colors. I ts some sort of silk paper

I would love to know more about this!?!

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Pte. George Ernest Musgrove

British Army 14th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers

from:Newcastle upon Tyne

(d.4th Jul 1916)

George Ernest Musgrove enlisted at Newcastle and served with the 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died of wounds aged 19 on the 4th July 1916 and is buried at Daors Communal Cemetery. His medal card records the award of the War and Victory Medals and that he died from wounds.

George was born in Jarrow 1897, son of Lumley and Hannah Musgrove of 64 King John Terrace, Newcastle. In the 1911 census the family is living at that address with Lumley(39) a drapers assistant and Hannah(42) his wife of 20 years. They had 6 children with 4 surviving. James Lumley (20) an apprentice plumber, Ernest George(13)and Sarah Edith (10) at school, Lumley is age 4.

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