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Transvaal Scottish Regiment WW1
« on: Tuesday 30 June 20 16:51 BST (UK) »
I wonder if one of you talented people could give this old photo a bit of a clean up please.
It is the Transvaal Scottish Regiment arriving in France during WW1.

Many thanks.
Dorrie
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Re: Transvaal Scottish Regiment WW1
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 01 July 20 09:54 BST (UK) »
My try. :)
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Re: Transvaal Scottish Regiment WW1
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 01 July 20 10:00 BST (UK) »
Thanks Peter it looks great. My friend will be pleased.

Wonder how many of them survived WW1.

Dorrie
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Re: Transvaal Scottish Regiment WW1
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 01 July 20 11:43 BST (UK) »
Not many.
Of the 121 officers and 3,032 men of the South African Brigade who launched the initial attack in the wood, only 29 officers and 751 men eventually walked out. These men held their objective at a massive cost, even reverting to hand to hand combat to hold the wood  – the depth of bravery required to do this under this fire power is simply staggering to contemplate. The losses sustained by the South Africans were one of the greatest sacrifices of the war.

The tiny group of South Africa survivors were now led out of Delville Wood in honour to the shrill of the Black Watch’s bagpipes, the two wounded officers in front of the 140 remaining members of the Brigade. When General Lukin took the salute as the men filed past, he didn’t only return the salute; he removed his cap and wept.

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Re: Transvaal Scottish Regiment WW1
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 01 July 20 12:00 BST (UK) »
Thank you jim 1 for the information on what happened to these brave men. Utterly devastating casualties.

I will pass it on to my friend.

Take care,

Dorrie
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Dickson, County Down & Dundee
Madden, County Westmeath
Patrick, Fife
Easson, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Paterson, Fife

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Re: Transvaal Scottish Regiment WW1
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 01 July 20 14:03 BST (UK) »
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Re: Transvaal Scottish Regiment WW1
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 01 July 20 14:08 BST (UK) »
Thanks for that Pat looks great.

Dorrie
Small, County Antrim & Dundee
Dickson, County Down & Dundee
Madden, County Westmeath
Patrick, Fife
Easson, Fife
Leslie, Fife
Paterson, Fife