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Offline Mark Saxon

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Please help with identifying a uniformed ancestor
« on: Sunday 09 June 19 12:50 BST (UK) »
I am trying to confirm that this is the uniform of the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. I believe the photo was taken in India between 1900 and 1911. The gentleman is named John Ainsworth and I have have a gap in his history for these dates.

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Re: Please help with identifying a uniformed ancestor
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 09 June 19 13:25 BST (UK) »

The photo seems to match this group taken in India at that time.

Difficult to make out the badge but the sporran appears to match.

http://users.eastlink.ca/~dhe/camerons/e_company_2nd_battal.html

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Re: Please help with identifying a uniformed ancestor
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 09 June 19 14:46 BST (UK) »
Agree, the badge although a little unclear also seems to match.

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Re: Please help with identifying a uniformed ancestor
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 09 June 19 16:01 BST (UK) »
Hi, I agree with MaxD and ABradley, nice photograph...............

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