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Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« on: Friday 25 January 19 18:09 GMT (UK) »
Can anybody tell me where I can find a Royal Scots Fusiliers officer list for 1917.  Many thanks

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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #1 on: Friday 25 January 19 18:57 GMT (UK) »
Welcome to Rootschat ragen1965.

I am not sure if there is an actual list but some of the experts on here may know and be able to help when they come online later.

If you are looking for a specific person it would be helpful if you could post his details on here.

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Dickson, Dundee
Patrick, Scotland
Easson, Scotland
Small, Co. Antrim
Madden, Co. Westmeath
Dickson, Co. Down

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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #2 on: Friday 25 January 19 19:09 GMT (UK) »
A friend as a plaque with the initials G.H and a surname.  The surname looks to have 6 letters the last 3 are lin.  We cannot make out the first 3 .

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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #3 on: Friday 25 January 19 19:56 GMT (UK) »
You could try looking through the 536 records at the National Archives

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_aq=royal%20Scots%20Fusiliers&_ep=long%20number&_dss=range&_ro=any&_p=1900&_st=adv

The Army Lists I believe only do an alphabetical list of all officers, 1000 plus pages!

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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #4 on: Friday 25 January 19 20:56 GMT (UK) »
If the plaque is the one issued to the families of dead soldiers, you could search on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site for men from the regiment who died in 1917.

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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 26 January 19 20:01 GMT (UK) »
The only one that seems to fit is 2/Lt Charles Howie Esplin.  (GH could easily be CH).  He was commissioned on 6 March 1919 and doesn't seem to have war service prior to that.   The question is what is the plaque??

As he was an officer, his records are at the National Archives and have to be copied (at cost).


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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #6 on: Monday 28 January 19 17:37 GMT (UK) »
Ragen1965

I think you have visited the site since the posts on 25/26 January?  Any chance of hearing about the plaque?

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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #7 on: Monday 28 January 19 17:51 GMT (UK) »
I am trying to add a couple of photos, but not sure how to

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Re: Royal Scots Fusilleirs officer list for 1917
« Reply #8 on: Monday 28 January 19 17:53 GMT (UK) »
The only one that seems to fit is 2/Lt Charles Howie Esplin.  (GH could easily be CH).  He was commissioned on 6 March 1919 and doesn't seem to have war service prior to that.   The question is what is the plaque??

As he was an officer, his records are at the National Archives and have to be copied (at cost).


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Not sure this helps Max - Came across anc tree showing a marriage cert for Charles Howie Esplin - 22 January 1916 - St Mary Dundee -  Charles was 25 years old - bachelor - house painter (Corporal 64th Highland Divisional Cycle Corps.

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