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|Subject: 2nd Lieutenant John Stevens Guille, 99th Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:07 pm|| |
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]2nd Lieutenant John Stevens Guille, 99thHe served with the Regiment throughout and was present at the Battle of Gingindhlovu.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]Grave, Peshawar Cemetery, Pakistan. The inscription reads: "Sacred to the memory of Captain and Adjutant J Stevens Guille. The Wiltshire Regiment (the 99th) Died Peshawar 8 March 1886. Aged 30 years. Erected by his brother officers."[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]Memorial Plaque, Little Torrington Parish Church, Devon, England.
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|Subject: Re: 2nd Lieutenant John Stevens Guille, 99th Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:58 pm|| |
"John Stevens Guille was commissioned into the 99th Foot on 1 May 1878. He served with the regiment throughout the Zulu War of 1879 and was present at the engagement at Gingindhlovu. Promoted to Lieutenant on 28 August 1879, he was listed in the 1884 Army List as an Interpreter and was appointed Adjutant in July 1884. Last appears as a Lieutenant in the 99th (Wiltshire Regiment) in 1886."
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