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PostSubject: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:32 pm

Colonel J. F. Caldwell served in the Kafir war in 1877-78, and was present in the operations against the Gaikas including the engagement in the Perie Bush; also served in the Zulu war of 1879 (Medal with Clasp).
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PostSubject: Col J.F.Caldwell    Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:59 pm

No Caldwell listed in Mac & Shad ! ??
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PostSubject: Re: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:16 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:35 pm

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No Caldwell listed in Mac & Shad ! ??
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They only get a mention if they served in the Zulu War Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:33 pm

Colonel John F. Caldwell, on completion of his
period of service in command of the 27th
Regimental District (the Royal Inniskilling
Fusiliers), is placed on half-pay. Dated 12th
July, 1892.

THE LONDON GAZETTE, JULY 12, 1892.
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PostSubject: Re: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:48 pm

The then Capt John Fletcher Caldwell 2/24th came home aboard Troopship Tyne arriving at Portsmouth 11.1.1879 thus missing the conflict with the Zulu. He later commanded 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers 9.6.1882-9.6.1886.
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PostSubject: Col J.F.Caldwell    Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:04 am

Justin Yes that's correct , the initial post from Ray was incorrect , or more to the point the source he used was in error .
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PostSubject: Re: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:03 pm

Gary,

In my opinion Ray is using a digital version of a Hart’s Army List, if there were a date included we might be able to draw a conclusion.

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:48 am

The entry appears in the 1887 copy of Hart’s Army List, in his defence Ray has correctly transcribed it as it appears.

The National Library of Scotland provides an excellent online research platform to study various editions of Hart’s.

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel J. F. Caldwell    Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:45 pm

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