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Remembering Wilfred Owen, William Castle, and Percy Buss

Posted on: 8, November, 2018
Wilfred Owen, Percy Buss, William Castle

Every day on the British Army Ancestors Facebook page I take time to commemorate a British soldier. This post will look at three of the men I have remembered recently.  From left to right: Wilfred Edward Salter Owen MC, William Henry Castle, and Percy Charles Buss. Lieutenant Wilfred Edward Salter Owen MC, Manchester Regiment Wilfred […]

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Remembering William Napier, William Taylor… the Brodrick cap

Posted on: 1, November, 2018

Every day on the British Army Ancestors Facebook page I take time to commemorate a British soldier. This post will look at three of the men I have remembered recently.  From left to right: William Napier William Napier was born in Keighley, Yorkshire on the 24th August 1824 and he joined the 13th (1st Somersetshire) […]

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