Uniform ID & information

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Uniform ID & information

Postby rickaindow » 18 Jan 2016 23:53

Atkins Family c1900 - Copy (2) copy.jpg
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Hi, can anyone confirm that the soldier on the right side of the photo is wearing an Artillery Uniform c1899?
Also are the other soldiers in the same unit? He went off to the Boer War.
How would he have travelled there and where could I find what conditions were like when he arrived?
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Re: Uniform ID & information

Postby Bushman » 19 Jan 2016 02:30

Could you share some names with us please?
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Re: Uniform ID & information

Postby t100 » 23 Jan 2016 20:33


To give a simple answer to your question, yes all three soldiers would appear to be artillerymen, certainly compatible with the year stated.

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Postby SWB » 24 Jan 2016 17:31

Quick check of medal rolls and service papers - Ancestry & FindmyPast will confirm unit and war service.
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