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|Subject: Two Generations of Soldiers Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:00 pm|| |
Another on of those, lovely old story about being at Rorkes Drift. (Well so he told his familey)
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|Subject: alabaster . 2/24th Sun Jun 21, 2009 1:46 pm|| |
found this in THE NOBLE 24TH by NORMAN HOLME.
ALABASTER. E. 1321 PRIVATE.
SOUTH AFRICA MEDAL with clasp.... 1877-78-79.
if he had been anywhere of note , im sure it would be mentioned.
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|Subject: Re: Two Generations of Soldiers Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:50 pm|| |
Very interesting map on the link to web-site Fig. 2 (right). Route taken by 24th Regiment in December 1878 Show the railway.