Sources and Acknowledgements


Acknowledgements and Thanks to…

David Abbott, Gary Archer, Stephen Bannister, Edward Barbour, Simon Barker, Matthew Bell, Graham Birch, Professor Huw Bowen, Paul Briers, Tony Brown, Jugjit Chima, Tim Clapham, The Commonwealth War Graves Commission, James Cotton, Ray Court, Alex Flood, Terry Growley, Harold Heys, Sally Hawley, Nigel Henderson, Alex Jackson, Denise Jackson, Gary James, Steve Jenkins, Duncan Johnson, Suzanne Jones, Pam and Ken Linge, Manchester United Football Club, Ian McCallum, Iain McCartney, Manchester Archives, John Meffen, Leslie Millman, James Morris, Ian Nannestad, The National Football Museum, Paul Nixon, Tony Onslow, Roger Pashby, Andy Pearce, David Pendleton, Andrew Pickles, The Pompey Pals Project, The Professional Footballers’ Association, David Raw, Andrew Riddoch, Glenn Roberts, Catherine Ross, The Scottish League Forum, Stewart Simpson, Martin Skelton, Phillip Stallard, Matt Stevens, Alison Styles, Elliott Taylor, Gordon Taylor OBE, Paul Taylor, Lawrence Trask, Spencer Vignes, Mick Wallace, Alex White, Dr Jean Williams, Darren Wilson, Dave Wilson, Mark Wylie.

Archives and Records

  • The British Library
  • The Library of Birmingham
  • Liverpool Records Office
  • Manchester Records Office (Archives+)
  • The Missing of the Somme Database
  • The National Archives.
  • The National Football Museum Archives.
  • Newcastle City Library
  • Nottinghamshire Archives
  • West Yorkshire Archives

Online Databases

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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.cwgc.org
  • The British Newspaper Archives. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
  • The English National Football Archive. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.enfa.co.uk
  • Forces War Records. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/
  • Lives of the First World War. (n.d.). British Army Service Records 1914-20, De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour 1914-18, Manchester Regiment City Battalions 1914-16, Royal Air Force Airman’s Service Records 1912-1920. Retrieved from https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/
  • The Military Archive. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.militaryarchive.co.uk/
  • Scotland’s People. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/

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