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PostSubject: George Freeman meets his long lost brother   George Freeman meets his long lost brother EmptySun Feb 26, 2023 8:43 pm

This is a really strange and moving story. I'd love to know more about him.
John could you run this chaps name through your computer search and see if you can come up with his Regiment.
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PostSubject: Re: George Freeman meets his long lost brother   George Freeman meets his long lost brother EmptySun Feb 26, 2023 9:23 pm

Kate,

I have the following:

Pte. 50B./577 George Freeman 57th Regiment.

L/Cpl. G. Freeman, 2nd/3rd Regiment The Buffs.

Pte. G. Freeman, 2nd/3rd Regiment The Buffs.

Pte. 1909 G. Freeman, 1st/24th Regiment.

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PostSubject: Re: George Freeman meets his long lost brother   George Freeman meets his long lost brother EmptyMon Feb 27, 2023 8:22 am

Smashing thanks for doing that John Salute
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PostSubject: George Freeman meets his long lost Brother    George Freeman meets his long lost brother EmptyTue Feb 28, 2023 2:27 am

excellent story
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PostSubject: Re: George Freeman meets his long lost brother   George Freeman meets his long lost brother EmptyMon Mar 13, 2023 9:36 am

Hi All,
George Freeman attested 19 may 1864 no 314 3 Batt Gren Gds. However the story is not true well his military service part, Promoted Col Sgt Cheshire Regt 1 Oct 1877, discharged 20 Dec 1899, 35 yrs service. All military service in the UK. Not Zulu War.
Rai KLH.
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