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by BFBSM
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: The South African War
Topic: Boer War Carved Pipe
Replies: 13
Views: 568

Re: Boer War Carved Pipe

Ancestry have just released the UK, Imperial Yeomanry Records, 1899-1902 service records, and the details for Charles EDWIN Tucker (Edwain in my previous post) are: Name: C E Tucker Rank: Trooper Enlistment Age: 26 Attestation Age: 26 Discharge Age: 27 Event Type: Attestation Birth Date: abt 1875 Bi...
by BFBSM
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General List, Canadian Army ???
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: General List, Canadian Army ???

An image of his death details: https://i.postimg.cc/B6pBPMPm/C8571074-8-DD7-4234-9612-10768-FBD5648.jpg I believe that ”General List” means that the soldier is not attached to a specific unit. In this case, the record shows Harry was with the CRU, which is the Canadian Reinforcement Unit. https://i....
by BFBSM
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private John Caullay, A/107982
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Private John Caullay, A/107982

Things are good at the moment. Except for the stupidity in the supermarkets.

Stay healthy.
by BFBSM
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private John Caullay, A/107982
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Private John Caullay, A/107982

This image would suggest a move to Kentucky by his parents.

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by BFBSM
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private John Caullay, A/107982
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Private John Caullay, A/107982

The first page of his records, indicates residence in Canada at the time of enlistment.

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by BFBSM
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Battle of Britian Pilots.
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Battle of Britian Pilots.

More information on Ernest Archibald "PeeWee" McNab DFC, OBE, War Cross (Cz), can be found here: https://flyingforyourlife.com/pilots/ww2/mc/mcnab/

A little more on RCAF No. 1 (Fighter) Squadron can be found here: http://taylorempireairways.com/2010/06/rcaf-no1-sqn/
by BFBSM
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion - Decorations
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion - Decorations

The Recommendations: Corporal William Novel (B28910) https://i.postimg.cc/nrNq4q9G/Novel-001.jpg Lance Corporal Russel Alvin Geddes (B146477) https://i.postimg.cc/pVSQMMc5/Geddes-001.jpg Sergeant Gordon Harry Morgan (B136859) https://i.postimg.cc/mkPQ1mkr/Morgan-001.jpg Captain Peter Ryerne Griffin ...
by BFBSM
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: War in Afghanistan
Topic: How to beat the bomber
Replies: 0
Views: 163

How to beat the bomber

https://i.postimg.cc/52mmJ1b1/Le-Sgt-Dale-Kurdziel-re-oit-la-M-daille-de-la-bravoure.jpg Ten years ago on Feb. 19, an improvised explosive device was found under a major road in Afghanistan. The device was placed about 10 metres down a small culvert—out of reach of equipment, impossible to shield. ...
by BFBSM
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The South African War
Topic: Boer War Carved Pipe
Replies: 13
Views: 568

Re: Boer War Carved Pipe

Phil, I have just had a quick look at the database here https://www.angloboerwar.com , and was only able to find two possibilities: Tucker Charles 248 Acting Corporal 1st Battalion Source: Nominal roll in WO127 Imperial Light Horse Tucker Charles Edwain 28238 Trooper Source: QSA Medal Rolls 82th Com...
by BFBSM
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCASC 1939-45
Replies: 28
Views: 892

Re: RCASC 1939-45

Hi, In my opinion, the first step is to apply for your Grandfather's service records. Details about the process and records available online are here: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/transparency/atippr/Pages/Access-information-military-files.aspx These records will confirm details of your Grandfather'...