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|Subject: Private 97 Archibald Holmes 80th Regiment Sun Jul 17, 2022 5:43 pm|| |
Extract from an article from the Ashbourne Telegraph - Friday 27 June 1924
'... The proceedings commenced on, Saturday afternoon, when the ex-service men, under the command of Lieut. W. C. Twemlow, marched to the Chapel. Amongst the ex servicemen was Pte. Archer Holmes, aged 79, a native of Stanton, who served in the South Staffordshire Regt., and under Col. Twemlow, won the medal and clasp for the battle of Perak. He also gained the medal and clasp, whilst under the command of Col. Tupper, for the Zulu war...'
A labourer enlisted at age of 21[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Ashbourne Telegraph - Friday 29 October 1926