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Hello from Ireland

Postby Barry Russell » 18 Oct 2017 01:29

Hello,

My 2nd Great Grandfather William Byrne 11873, Royal Army Medical Corps was in the Boer war and WW1.

WW1 records are easy to come by but I cant find anything on his Boer war service.

Ancestry brings me to other sites but most are useless, I have his MIC from 1898 and his service record.

What I'm looking for is his medal entitlement and anything else that can be found.

Also there is a mistake with his number, his 1st MIC has 11872.

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Re: Hello from Ireland

Postby 95th » 18 Oct 2017 12:31

Hello Barry and welcome to the forum.
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Re: Hello from Ireland

Postby Mark » 20 Oct 2017 08:58

Welcome to the forum, Barry!

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Re: Hello from Ireland

Postby QSAMIKE » 20 Oct 2017 20:41

Welcome Barry......

This is in Find My Past......

Note regimental number.....

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First name(s) W
Last name Byrne
Service number 11873
Rank Private
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Rolls WO100/223
Notes 12 Field Hospital
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Re: Hello from Ireland

Postby SWB » 20 Oct 2017 22:39

Hello Barry

Ancestry have the medal rolls and you have his service papers - what more do expect?

What is "his MIC from 1898"?

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