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From: "Thomas Boles" <>
Subject: Re: FER-GOLD soldier or officer?
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2009 04:26:26 -0700
Geraldine ......... you could you get copy of "History of Prince of
Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) Volume 1 and volume 2
....available .....www.naval-military press.com
............this will help in your search of this Irish Regiment and its
history and achievements
On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 18:59:23 -0400, "Geraldine Crawshaw"
> Hello All,
> As this group is the most knowledgable of the few I belong to I hope
> you don't mind me asking a question not relating to Fermanagh.
> I am trying to locate my grandfathers papers from being in the British
> Army from 1876 to 1898. However, the most important question seems to
> be was he an enlisted soldier or an officer? That I don't know,
> although the cousins say he was a Colonel.(but they are good story
> tellers). If he inlisted as a soldier could he climb the ladder and
> become a Colonel or would he always be a soldier? He was in the
> Leinster Regiment, the 1st Battalion as far as I can assertain. Any
> help or advice would be appreciated. TY in advance.
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