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Royal Life Guard Photo - date?
« on: Sunday 27 February 11 21:47 GMT (UK) »
Hello.

Another photo, this time of my great uncle who was in the royal life guards.  Is there any way of telling about when this was taken?  I know that he was in the RMGC in Nov 1918 (have a group photo of them).  Presumably after that he went on to join the guards....it would be interesting to know which royal lifes he was guarding!

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Re: Royal Life Guard Photo - date?
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 27 February 11 21:52 GMT (UK) »
I have put a link to here on the Armed Forces board. If you have any more uniform photos, you should post them there for identification :)

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Re: Royal Life Guard Photo - date?
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 27 February 11 22:01 GMT (UK) »
why not post his name up then we can see if his record shows online .
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« Reply #3 on: Sunday 27 February 11 22:06 GMT (UK) »
My great uncle was in the royal horse guards and the uniform looks the same.  He also was transferred to the  MGC. http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=361008.msg2375862#msg2375862
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« Reply #4 on: Sunday 27 February 11 22:07 GMT (UK) »
Royal Horse Guards for me rather than Life Guards.
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Re: Royal Life Guard Photo - date?
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 27 February 11 22:16 GMT (UK) »
Ahhh Horse guards?  Later in life he emigrated to Oz, where he had a family.  Story goes he wanted an opportunity to go back to Scotland again, so he joined the ANZACs before/around WW2 in the hope he might get back to UK...not successful though.  Anyway, the one photo I have of him in ANZAC uniform he is with his horse...

And his name is Donald MacRae b 1899ish in Invernesshire, known as Dan.

Thanks for all the input so far :)
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« Reply #6 on: Sunday 27 February 11 22:19 GMT (UK) »
Youngtug - what similarities between our two photos.  Maybe both men served together.

I will try and find my RMGC photo too and scan it on here for you to see....
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« Reply #7 on: Sunday 27 February 11 22:43 GMT (UK) »
Youngtug - what similarities between our two photos.  Maybe both men served together.

I will try and find my RMGC photo too and scan it on here for you to see....
I was thinking the same thing, would be interested to see the other photo, you never know!!!
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 DOWDESWELL;-Wiltshire,Gloucestershire
 JORDAN;- Berkshire.
 COX;- Berkshire.
 GOUDY;- Suffolk.
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Re: Royal Life Guard Photo - date?
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 27 February 11 23:11 GMT (UK) »
go to www.armymuseums.org.uk/.../0000000039-guards-museum.htm hey have all the service records available for guardsmen the guards are the only reg that keep there own records ,that is a great photo of donald it would be good to see the other one as well ,
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