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Offline carol-f

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1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
« on: Wednesday 05 June 13 08:26 BST (UK) »
I am trying to get a copy of my great grandfathers war records.
Fort George have given me the following info
5051 Private Kenneth McInroy
he seems to have been in south africa but when the Battalion goes to India in 1903 he does not appear. So I'm guessing his discharge must have been about then.                                                      I know he didn't die as a soldier as he and his family came to australia in 1912.
I would really like to find out what he did during his service.
Carol
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Re: 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 05 June 13 08:32 BST (UK) »
FindMyPast has something for him!

Unfortunately I am no longer a subscriber - you can credits, though, and have a look yourself.

Boer War, 1899-1902
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)


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Re: 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 08 June 13 19:22 BST (UK) »
Hi Carol,

                ancestry.co.uk has 3 Campaign and Award Medals for him.

Name....Kenneth Mcinroy
Campaign or Service..............South Africa-Second Boer War
Service Date......1899-1902
Service Location......................South Africa
Regiment or Unit Name......3rd Seaforth Highlanders
Regimental Number....5051


Name........K Mcinroy
Campaign or Service.......Sudan
Service Date.......1896-1898
Regiment or Unit Name.................1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Regimental Number.....?051


Name......K  Mcinroy
Campaign or Service.........South Africa-Second Boer War
Service Date.....1899-1902
Regiment or Unit Name.........1st Battalion Seaforth Highdrs (18th M I)
Regimental Number.....5051

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Re: 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 08 June 13 23:26 BST (UK) »
his 4 page service record is available on Findmypast. He served in the Sudan amongst other places,,,,recieved the Egyptian and British Sudan medal,,with clasps for Khartoum and Atbara.If you google "the battle of Atbara" you will find out about this battle the Seaforths were involved in.  ;)
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