@PaulMorley72 @pgmhilferink Paul and Paul. I can help here, taken last October.
Smart postcard. East Surreys? QSA medal with 5 clasps. Bandolier for a Lee-Metford?
Magic Lantern slide of 1/Manchesters after arrival in S.Africa entraining to go up-country. #BoerWar
And the fabulously named Purleigh.
Here is Joe. I know where I get my ears from now!
And he made it into print..
And he is also on the magnificent memorial at Bolton Parish Church.
His name immortalised. #Manchesters
He's on the memorial in St.Anns Square on Manchester. A fine bronze indeed.
Fred is buried at Fort Napier in Pietermaritzburg.
George could be described as a career soldier from his service record..
@BattlefieldJr @ww2talk @drillhalls Yes it had a link.
In exactly 6 months time I will be back on the Western Front.
George Lewis, Welsh Guards http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2000120/LEWIS,%20GEORGE%20ALBERT
William Lowe http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/191243/LOWE,%20W
The son of a Bishop, Alfred Reginald Bewes Chapman http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/557831/CHAPMAN,%20ALFRED%20REGINALD%20BEWES
A Lancashire Fusilier, Charles Dutton http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/752467/DUTTON,%20CHARLES
Just 19, Ellis Boardman http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/766385/BOARDMAN,%20ELLIS
A Carmarthen Pal, one of the 400 Bolton Boys of the 15/Welsh, David Killeen http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/429189/KILLEEN,%20DAVID
1 July 1916. Bill Phillips, enjoying a fag. http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1548119/PHILLIPS,%20WILLIAM
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