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PostSubject: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:31 pm

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The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Friday 13 November 1942, page 1
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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:49 pm

Hi Littlehand

Yes he is listed on the Medal Roll.

Private 2075 E. Poole. Medal with Clasp 1879

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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:36 pm

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PostSubject: Reg Sgt Major Edward Cornish Poole 91st    Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:15 am

If I've read his record of service correctly he arrived in Sth Africa well after the battle of Ulundi . August once you factor in the traveling time ! .
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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:20 am

Your right it says the 19th July - 7th October 1879.
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PostSubject: Reg Sgt - Maj Edward Cornish Poole 91st    Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:22 am

Ulundi was the last pitched battle of the war , but the war continued to Sept .
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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:48 am

Hi Gents

Have a closer look at his service record and you will see that it say FEBY

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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:58 am

It does. agree
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PostSubject: Reg Sgt Mjr Edward Cornish Poole 91st Regt   Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:56 am

Hi Graves
Well it's difficult to argue against facts ! . No doubt you are aware , I have a dislike of Victorian Writing ! You need to study mo Don\'t agree
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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:42 pm

Hang on boys, something not quite right here.

The Honourable Edward Cornish Poole ? Regimental Sergeant Major?

His papers say he was a labourer when he enlisted, he was imprisoned for desertion, and he never rose above the rank of Corporal!

Fishy or what?

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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:25 pm

Hi Steve

I would go with his service record and not what the article says.

Remember where the article comes from:
The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Friday 13 November 1942, page 1 Suspect

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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Sat Feb 21, 2015 2:33 pm

Colonial embroidery!

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PostSubject: Re: Reg Serg-Major. Edward Cornish Poole 91st Highlanders Zulu War.   Sat Feb 21, 2015 3:58 pm

The 'From' date is the date he departed UK not the date he arrived in South Africa.
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PostSubject: Regt Sgt Maj , Edward Cornish Poole 91st   Sun Feb 22, 2015 7:43 am

Hi Kenny
I realise that , I think the others would do as well , or hopefully they do ! Very Happy Salute
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