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Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:43 am
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Well, if they need to find some room for the John Williams/Fielding stuff, I am happy to oblige!
As there is no acquisition documentation for his medals, it seems only fair!
Regs, Col.

Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:55 am
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That's great, thanks for that.
I was at the 100th anniversary of Hook's passing.
There was a photographer who tried to discretely get a good vantage point from his step-ladder from within the dairy ...

Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:03 am
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Is the museum not destined to be absorbed by Cardiff Castle (The Firing Line)?

Regs, Col.

Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:40 am
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If I may add something in response to the quoted paragraph below;

'I find it very hard to believe that Rorke’s Drift still has books written about it, what more is there to say tbh...the defenders ...

Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:20 am
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Hi.
Oddly enough, there will not be an annual service this January for my great grandfather.

Take care all.

Best regs, Col.

Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:18 am
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Happy New Year all.

Watched King Kong at the weekend. Anyone kicking off about the big monkey refusing to munch the white girl yet? Not even utilised as a tooth-pick!

Regs, Col.

Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:41 am
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That's a great shame if that's the case.
Met him on a few occasions around the time that he opened his hotel, plus once on our descendants tour in 2014.

Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:00 am
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Not that I'm aware, but I did receive a password email yesterday when I changed my address?

Regs, C.

Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:21 am
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Hi Alan,

Van Hage's has already got more of my money than I ever intended, so it will come as a welcome relief!
We're in Lower Road, Great Amwell. We're the first (and last) house in the village, ...

Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:28 pm
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Hi Alan, firstly, it wasn't Robert Jones, it was Neville Coghill VC, not sure what I was thinking then!
Coghill was a student there for four years (some info on college website).
I think that colleg ...

Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:02 pm
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Very definitely still here.
Just discovered that Sir Henry Bartle Frere and Robert Jones VC both had strong links to Haileybury College, Herts. which is no more than ten assegai throws from where I l ...

Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:44 am
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Morning all, the annual memorial service for my great-grandfather will take place on January 25th 2020 at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Newport Road, Llantarnam. Cwmbran. NP44 3BP.
The graveside ...

Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:45 pm
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Thanks, that'll be him then!

Regs, Col.

Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:23 am
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Is this the same Pte Connolly that was in the hospital building with a twice re-arranged leg?

Regs, Col.

Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:58 am
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Well done to those involved in organising the event, hope it goes well for you.
Unfortunately, being midweek I can't get there but will make a point of visiting when I am next in the area.

Regards ...
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