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PostSubject: John Foot(e) born 1845   Fri Sep 23, 2011 2:39 pm

Have just found a reference for a John Foot born about 1845 joining the 24 Regt/ 1st Battalion in 1860 from the Royal Military Asylum, Chelsea.

Does anyone have knowledge of this John Foot(e).

He also had a brother Andrew Foot(e) born abt 1843 who joined the 47th Regiment in 1858, again from the Royal Military Asylum, Chelsea.
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PostSubject: John Foot ( e ) Born 1845   Fri Sep 23, 2011 3:22 pm

Hi Rayden .
This may be your man , from the Medal Roll by Forsyth .
2 / 24th Regt . Drum Major , J.P. Foote . 2188 , Entitled to Medal with 77-78-79 Clasp.

I then looked through ' The Noble 24th ' by Norman Holme .
Basically says the same , but gives his christian name as John .P. Foote , Also states he is entitled to ' Long Service And Good Conduct Medal 1 / 7 / 79.
Hope this has been some help .
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PostSubject: Re: John Foot(e) born 1845   Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:56 pm

Hi 90th

Thanks for that gives me a good starter

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PostSubject: Re: John Foot(e) born 1845   Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:00 pm

http://www.rma-searcher.co.uk/Chelsea/MEMORIAL%20TABLETS%20DYRMS%20CHAPEL/1RMA%20Chelsea%20Memorial%20Tablet.pdf

There are some who took part in th Zulu War 1879. But I can't see "Foot"
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PostSubject: Re: John Foot(e) born 1845   Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:20 pm

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PostSubject: Re: John Foot(e) born 1845   Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:28 pm

1879Graves. Is that infoe: from Littlehands post
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PostSubject: Re: John Foot(e) born 1845   Sat Sep 24, 2011 11:20 pm

Hi sas1

The information comes from the following website

http://www.rma-searcher.co.uk/chelsea/index.htm

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PostSubject: Re: John Foot(e) born 1845   Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:18 pm

Thanks both

I do have that information - now frustrated that I can't find anymore. Nothing on UK census (to present) so assume they either died overseas ot stayed overseas.

Anyway off for a holiday in the nest few days (4 weeks in Spain) so will have to leave this till I get back

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