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Captain David Moriarity, 80th, KIA Ntombe
This photograph taken when he was in the 7th Regiment prior to his transfer to the 80th. [Mac & Shad] (Isandula Collection)
The Battle of Isandlwana: One of The Worst Defeats of The British Empire - Military History
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PostSubject: Help needed to decipher first name?   Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:39 pm

Hi All

All your suggestions are welcome, first name needed.

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PostSubject: Re: Help needed to decipher first name?   Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:54 pm

1879graves,


JABEZ



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PostSubject: Re: Help needed to decipher first name?   Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:59 pm

Have to agree with POT, certainly looks like Jabez.

Google it and find it is an unusual, but Hebrew name.
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PostSubject: help in decipering name   Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:01 am

Hi 1879graves,

I concur, Jabez it seems to be.


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PostSubject: Help needed to decipher first name .   Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:18 am

Hi Graves .
What can I say ..............One more for Jabez !. But , you do know my past record attempting to read Victorian Era documentation . Is the last name Atkins ???. I know you werent asking but thought I would !. :lol!: :lol!: .
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PostSubject: Re: Help needed to decipher first name?   Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:55 am

Hi all

Many thanks for the first name of Jabez, that's great :)

90th

You are correct, his surname is Atkins :lol!:

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