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Lt. (Brevet Major) J.R.M. Chard, 5th Field Company, Royal Engineers--Rorke's Drift and Ulundi
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Rededication Rorke's Drift Defender William Wilcox. 8th May 2011 Dolton Devon.
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PostSubject: Sapper W. Parker RE 14420   Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:18 pm

Leisurely walk around Bridgnorth, Shropshire and stumble on this medal. Will post picture in a bit.

Any information on this fellow?

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PostSubject: Sapper W PARKER RE 14420    Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:45 pm

Well done Engıneer Roper , hopefully ıt was an ınexpensıve stumble to the bank account also ! ?  Joker 
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PostSubject: Re: Sapper W. Parker RE 14420   Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:15 pm

Engineer Roper,

Sapper W. Parker, S.A.M. No Clasp, served in the Right Half of C (Telegraph) Troop, Royal Engineers, which was commanded by Major A. C. Hamilton.

Embarked from Portsmouth on board the hired transport Borussia, 1st April 1879.

Here's what the unit looked like circa 1879:

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C Troop, Royal Engineers.
John Young Collection.

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PostSubject: Re: Sapper W. Parker RE 14420   Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:58 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Sapper W. Parker RE 14420   Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:53 pm

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