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Remembering Eustace Abadie, Lionel & Arthur Hawkes, Arthur Hardman

Posted on: 20, March, 2019
Abadie, Hawkes, Hardman

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: Eustace Abadie, Lionel & Arthur Hawkes, and Arthur Hardman Eustace Abadie In their editorial note to volume 1 of The Bond of […]

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Remembering Edward Dubberley, William Scott, James Steven

Posted on: 13, March, 2019
Edward Dubberley, William Scott, James Steven

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: Edward Dubberley, William Scott and James Steven. Edward Dubberley The photograph of former sergeant Edward Dubberley and his wife was published […]

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Remembering George Payne, Allan Lynch and Frank Atkins

Posted on: 7, March, 2019
George Payne, Allan Lynch, Frank Atkins

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: George Payne, Allan Lynch & Frank Atkins. George Payne, Middlesex Regiment L/11661 George A. Payne was a pre-war regular soldier who […]

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1st Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps football team 1905

Posted on: 28, February, 2019
King's Royal Rifle Corps football team 1905

Last year I digitised and OCRd two runs of regimental chronicles. These were the Rifle Brigade Chronicle (1890-1920) and the King’s Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle (1900-1920). These books are extremely useful and I had been very fortunate in winning a couple of auctions which, for a time, threatened to swamp my house with all things […]

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Remembering the Allvey brothers, Albert Hazlehurst and Sidney Newham

Posted on: 21, February, 2019
Allvey, Newham, Hazelhurst

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: the Allvey brothers from Bow, Albert Hazelhurst and Sidney Newham. Charles, George and Henry Allvey The Allvey boys all joined the […]

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Remembering Alexander Best, Alexander Neave, and Frank Johnson

Posted on: 14, February, 2019
Alexander Best, Alexander Neave, Frank Johnson

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: Alexander Best, Alexander Neave, and Frank Johnson. Lieutenant Alexander Archie Dunlop Best Alexander Best of the Gordon Highlanders was killed in […]

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Remembering Arthur Wake, Lavell Leeson, and Paul Kenna

Posted on: 6, February, 2019
Lavell Leeson, Arthur Wake, Paul Kenna

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: Arthur Leonard Wake, Lavell Hall Leeson, and Paul Aloysius Kenna. Arthur Leonard Wake 6685 Corporal Arthur L Wake of the 18th […]

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Remembering Norman Edyvean-Walker, James Wheeler, and John Davis

Posted on: 31, January, 2019
British Army Ancestors soldier photos

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: Norman Edyvean-Walker, James Wheeler, and John Davis. Norman Edyvean-Walker As more and more people upload photos to British Army Ancestors, so […]

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No 3 Company, RAMC, 3rd (Highland) Brigade Field Hospital

Posted on: 20, January, 2019
No 3 Company, RAMC, 3rd (Highland) Brigade Field Hospital

Some photographs are too good not to share and this photograph definitely falls into that category. I bought it not so long ago, along with a couple of other photos wich had belonged to 8698 Private Ernest Albert Gander. He had served with No 3 Company, RAMC, 3rd (Highland) Brigade Field Hospital which is why […]

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Remembering George Coppard, William Bevan and Guy Paget

Posted on: 16, January, 2019
George Coppard, William Bevan, Guy Paget

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: 19012 Cpl George Coppard, MGC;  10917 Pte William Bevan, King’s Own; and Major Guy Paget, Royal Field Artillery. George Coppard 19012 […]

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