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Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:31 am
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also 1187 Private William Wilcox, born 1860 Hartland, Devon, buried 1925 Dolton Churchyard, Devon. Rorke's Drift defender.

Kris

Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:33 pm
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Hi Gents,

I'm not well versed on the dates of all of Queen Victoria's little wars, but I can give you a few dates with regard to George Deacon Power. In 1884 he had his own busines in London as a ...

Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:49 am
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Many thanks for the kind words Scorer, I'll pass your message on, the care of all three graves is shared by myself and Ruby Bromhead, (Robert Tongue's grand daughter), and her husband Michael, they'll ...

Sun Jul 20, 2008 1:00 pm
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..............with another possibly mid / late Sept in Worthing and a third before the end of the year in Highgate.

I do hope forum members will give their support to these events the same as they ...

Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:55 am
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Hi Peter,

You may have noticed on Sunday that I was wearing a lapel badge on my jacket? the minature Glengarry badge of the 24th, countless people recognised the insignia and came over to speak, th ...

Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:08 am
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Hi Pete,

thanks for this, you have answered a long standing question for me on exactly where Caleb Wood's quotation in his personal account came from, it half of v12 and half of v13.

Kris

Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:20 am
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Good morning Gents,

Councillor Peter McGowan (the driving force behind this rededication service) and myself, as his co-organiser, would like to thank you all for making the long journey to Ruddi ...

Sun Jun 29, 2008 3:15 pm
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Guy,

I have sent you contact detail by PM.

Kris

Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:58 pm
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Hi Alan,

I was talking to Roger Morgan at the beginning of the week and mentioned that the site was down, he assured me they were trying to get it attended to, unfortunately the webmaster is away o ...

Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:18 pm
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Hi Paul,

I've sent you a PM.

Kris

Sat Feb 09, 2008 11:14 am
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The descendant families of Pte Caleb Wood, Pte Robert Tongue, and Pte James Marshall, would all like to extend their deepest condolence to Roger's family at this very sad time. He will be greatly mis ...

Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:30 pm
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Hi Laurie,

Get in touch with Maj Martin Everett, curator of the Regimental Museum, he can tell you all you want to know.

Kris

Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:40 pm
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According to 1316 Pte Caleb Wood's account, the men had very definite views about the officers who commanded them. In the case of Lt Bromhead, Caleb states that he was highly respected by all the men ...

Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:54 am
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Dear John,

I have for the past 15 years been researching the lives of these men myself. I work from: service records, birth - baptism - marriage - death certificates, school reports, electoral lis ...

Tue Nov 29, 2005 5:59 pm
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On a picture I have seen of Lt Chard he is wearing a uniform with horizontal grenades on the collar. Does anyone know if any other regiment wore the grenade badges in the same horizontal manner?

K ...
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