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|14th June 2005||FAMILY TREE - HENRY ALFRED STARKEY|
By MICHELLE ATKINSON
i KNOW HE WAS STATIONED THERE IN 1901, BUT CAN ANYONE TELL ME HOW TO FIND OUT WHY, WAS HE INJURED ETC. ALSO HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT REGIMENT HE WAS IN
|15th June 2005||Sean Sweeney|
You've got the wrong War.
I assume that your ancestor served in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902
You really need to find out a bit more about him from your local and family sources.
A local regiment from that time might be a start.
Without a regiment, it is pretty difficult to get any information.
|15th June 2005||Edward Bear|
And, typing in capitals is like SHOUTING!!!!!!
|15th June 2005||Martin Everett|
A list has recently been published of casualites in the Boer War in straight alphebetical order. So you do not need to know the date nor regiment. A copy is held in the library of the National Archives at Kew.
Also a copy of his service papers should be in the National Archives if he was discharged between 1900 and 1913 and did serve in WW1. Just look in WO97 series for discharges 1990-1913 - they are all filed in alphabetically order - no need to know the regiment - it will be on the papers
|27th June 2005||Graham Mason|
Dear Michelle ,
Perhaps i can offer my services ? , i intend to go to London in July and visit Kew and the FRC , I maybe able to get the papers you require , send me a mail and lets see what can be sorted , Graham