My grandfather fought in WW1 (joined up 3rd September1914, discharged 13th June 1918) He was missing presumed dead on The Somme. However, he was found injured and recovered from No Man's Land after about three days. He had been severely injured by shrapnel to the legs and it was thought one of them would have to be amputated, but he managed to keep it. He was discharged 100 per cent disabled, though he did walk again with a stick eventually. I have his medal card from the National Archives, and we already have his medals, papers showing his discharge and character etc. For some reason, on all of these, it simply states Rifle Brigade and his number, S/562 (S sometimes crossed to look like an 8) Rank: Rifleman. There is never a mention of a particular batallion. "France" is only information about where he was injured/received medal. I'd be interested in knowing when and where he was on The Somme and anything else about his war career (needless to say, no records left in searches online so I assume destroyed). I've tried looking up the Rifle Brigade on The Somme and found lots of batallions. Does the lack of one being mentioned have any signficance? Like, first batallion? Is there any other way of finding which he was in? If family info is right, and he was terribly injured at The Somme, it would be at that date shown, so late on. He was born in Dorset but at the time he joined up was temporarily mining in Porth, so joined up from there. I have photo of him in uniform. Any help appreciated.