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PostSubject: Re: Francis S Alcock   Francis S Alcock EmptySat Jun 29, 2019 10:25 am

There is no mention of this soldier in the book The Rorkes Drift Men by James W Bancroft
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PostSubject: Re: Francis S Alcock   Francis S Alcock EmptyWed Nov 30, 2022 10:48 am

Hi All,
Another newspaper report puts him in N/5 RA, but he does not appear on the roll or any other RArt roll.
The 1901 census he is a Postman married to Emma [Mercer] with a son and two stepsons, in Edinburgh. He is buried in Warriston Cemetery Edinburgh.
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