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|Subject: Pte. R. Smyth 'C' Coy 2nd Btn 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment. Wed May 26, 2010 10:10 pm|| |
Pte. R. Smyth 'C' Coy 2nd Btn 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment, present with No.3 Column (Liverpool).[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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1195 Private R A SmythGrave, Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool, England.
His grave records him as 'Rorke's Drift Hero'. He was not present during the Battle Of Rorke's Drift but served there before and after as a member of C Company 2/24th
which had spent the day and night of the 22nd January with Chelmsford's column. Served in ‘C’ Company. Granted Good Conduct Pay at 1 penny per diem 13th February 1879. Served in South Africa. Service continued in South Wales Borderers 1st July 1881. South Africa Medal with Clasp 1877-8-9; India General Service Medal 1854 with Clasps Burma 1885-7, Burma 1887-9. (Regimental Property). His regimental service number was 1195.
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|Subject: pte. R. Smyth C.Coy 2/24th Thu May 27, 2010 7:35 am|| |
hi 1879Graves .
Well picked up .