I asked: What regiment? Can anyone ID their uniforms?
I found this lovely family photo on a Cabinet Card was taken at a photographers studio in Melbourne, Australia in 1892.
From the clues on the back I finally managed to find the right family where everyone fitted in
a super example of why we must make a huge effort to talk to the older generations and find out their stories
Pride and Love. This time of year, around Remembrance Day evokes many emotions in people all around the world, especially this years anniversary of the end of WW1……………..
I think from my research so far that these two are Katherine Wilson (Kitty) & Edmund Charles Sear (Charlie)
For both the injured and the lost
I ask you to keep count with me
Of all the wars and what they cost ……
Charles Stanley Battle served in WW1 as a Gunner in the Royal Field Artillery.
A couple of months ago at a Car Boot sale I came across three old photos in a bag. Having a quick look I could see they were the same lady & with writing on the back, the seller saw me looking & said dismissivly “oh those have […]
An account of Maiwand 1880, by BSM W.Paton, plus four appointments to the office, of him & two other members of his family, spanning three Monarchs, Queen Victoria, King Edward & George