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My Grandad 1st World war

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Margaret Report 14 May 2014 12:10

I too have a picture of my Grandfather in uniform on a horse. He was in the Imperial Yeomanry and fought in the Second Boer War in South Africa. Maybe your grandfather too was in that war. The Imperial Yeomanry was disbanded in 1908.


Cynthia Report 15 Sep 2013 18:13

Welcome to the Community boards Barbaraanne :-)

I'll send Barbaraanne a message to let her know how to find her thread. :-)


Kay???? Report 15 Sep 2013 15:28

first post is WW2 this one WW1..?

was he Irish?


DazedConfused Report 7 Sep 2013 08:49

And as only 30% of WW1 records survive many of us are in the same boat....


Reggie Report 6 Sep 2013 23:17


Where have you looked?


Porkie_Pie Report 6 Sep 2013 08:54

What sites have you looked on,

A picture of him in uniform on a horse is no proof he served in WW1, Have you had the photo and uniform dated?

Some details may help, Name, where and when was he born



BARBARAANNE10 Report 5 Sep 2013 23:08

I can find nothing on any of the sites regarding my Grandads 1st World war records or medals but i know he was in the army as i have a picture of him on a horse and also another one with some men who were cooking. Anyone can help please.