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what irish regiment is this london irish or royal rifes?. whats the year
« on: Sunday 11 February 18 10:13 GMT (UK) »
These are my ancestors to possible my great grandma family or my great grandad sister husband family. Need to find out a regiment and if possible what year?

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Re: what irish regiment is this london irish or royal rifes?. whats the year
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 11 February 18 10:51 GMT (UK) »
Impressive photographs, especially the first, bugler. From the bush hat, Boer War 1899 to 1902
Griffiths Llandogo, Mitcheltroy, Mon. and Whitchurch Here (Also Edwards),  18th C., Griffiths FoD 19th Century.

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Re: what irish regiment is this london irish or royal rifes?. whats the year
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 11 February 18 10:55 GMT (UK) »
My dad has a book with what I believe is my great grandma initals on them, just need to find out what regiments these two people are in so I can link these to who they are.

I have a victorian Photo album with 50 photos in and 3/4 of them I don't know where they sit in my family tree very confusing. If I could find the regiments of these two I might be able to find out the rest of them.

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Re: what irish regiment is this london irish or royal rifes?. whats the year
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 11 February 18 11:55 GMT (UK) »
Have to wait for the experts. Do you have connections to South Africa, Australia or New Zealand? There was a South African Irish regiment. The collar badge is cloth? so not regular British Army. Hopefully, the experts will be along soon.   
Griffiths Llandogo, Mitcheltroy, Mon. and Whitchurch Here (Also Edwards),  18th C., Griffiths FoD 19th Century.

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Re: what irish regiment is this london irish or royal rifes?. whats the year
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 03 March 18 08:36 GMT (UK) »
These must be boer war era. these people were english or scottish.

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Re: what irish regiment is this london irish or royal rifes?. whats the year
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 03 March 18 16:08 GMT (UK) »
Neither regt wore the shamrock collar badge.

The South Irish Imperial Yeomanry did as did the SA Irish regt.

The slouch hat was worn in the Boer war and by many Yeomanry regts up to 1908 and possibly later.