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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #36 on: Wednesday 18 October 06 23:38 BST (UK) »
Now over a year on since i tryed to identify army uniform still none the wiser anyone got any fresh information??????

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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #37 on: Friday 03 November 06 22:55 GMT (UK) »
I finally have his first name Which is Charles Taylor occupation Color Sergeant. Can anyone tell me where I can find more information on his army career regiment etc now i have the first name

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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #38 on: Sunday 05 November 06 20:17 GMT (UK) »
I have found out that his wife and daughters lived in Belfast also that Charles died at around 1905 as my Gr Gr grandmother remarried in 1910

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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #39 on: Friday 10 November 06 22:52 GMT (UK) »
I now think he was part of the warwickshire regiment for some reason he never got sent to Rourke's RIF perhaps because he was a color sergeant and was responsible for recruiting the picture I now put at an earlier date of 1880 and have zoomed the number which could be a 24 with a spinc above later they became the south wales borders I am now studying uniforms from the Zulu campaign and the sleeve looks very similar to a welsh borderer in the famous film

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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #40 on: Friday 16 March 07 00:03 GMT (UK) »
At long last the puzzle has been solved I found Charles Taylor colr sergt 1st lancashire fussiliers in the 1891 scottish census in Lanarkshire at a military barrack  it says he was born in England How can i now get his millary record which will give me more information do I have to go to kew or can i get it online ????

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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #41 on: Saturday 17 March 07 15:51 GMT (UK) »
Hi

Good to see you have found Charles' regiment.  Eventually all the military records available will be online - an awful lot of the records were destroyed in WW2 bombing.

The first recent release of these are only for the initials A and B.  However, the link below should explain things in more detail.  Perhaps it will take a few years for all names to be searchable.  ::)

http://content.ancestry.co.uk/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1114&ti=5538&r=5538&o_xid=30351&o_lid=30351&offerid=0%3a7935%3a0

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Reid: Nicol: Peterhead and Aberdeen
McDonald: Greig: Milne: Aberdeenshire
Moreland: Lanarkshire, Whitehaven in Cumbria and Ireland
Cunningham: Lanarkshire, Cumbria and Ireland
Halliday: Falkirk, Stirlingshire and Ireland
Redpath: Stirlingshire and Banbridge
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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #42 on: Saturday 10 March 18 15:46 GMT (UK) »
At long last the puzzle has been solved I found Charles Taylor colr sergt 1st lancashire fussiliers in the 1891 scottish census in Lanarkshire at a military barrack  it says he was born in England How can i now get his millary record which will give me more information do I have to go to kew or can i get it online ????
Jim

Iím sorry that Iíve only just seen this thread Jim, but I can confirm that he is a Colour Sergeant of the Lancashire Fusiliers, before 1881 the 20th Regiment of Foot.  The shoulder strap badge was a grenade above the block letters LF.  The Austrian cuff knot indicates that he was attached to one of the regimentís Volunteer Battalions (VB) of Part-time citizen soldiers.  The regimental depot was in Bury

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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #43 on: Saturday 10 March 18 17:14 GMT (UK) »
Surprising it's taken so long. Can only mean the experts (I'm not one of them) were not on RC back in 2006. As a new request today, you would have only had to wait until tomorrow, at most, for an ID.

There were 2 cavalry and 14 infantry regiments in Zulu War. There were supposed to be 5 columns attacking, maybe reduced to 4, from North, West and South. Indian Ocean to the East. The Zulu's were doomed.

 


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Re: Which Army uniform
« Reply #44 on: Monday 12 March 18 20:06 GMT (UK) »
Thank you frogsmile
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