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Ralph Mundy rsa

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gillo Report 1 Apr 2014 22:35

can anyone tell me what R.S,A, means I had a relative in the WELCH REGIMENT ??? :-0


Porkie_Pie Report 1 Apr 2014 22:55

In what context?

Where and on what document is the Abbreviation listed

It could be "Royal School of Artillery"



mgnv Report 2 Apr 2014 05:32

It also means Republic of South Africa, but it's hard to say what is meant with no context.


bob Report 2 Apr 2014 19:54

It is also used to denote a member of the Royal Society of Arts. Bob

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Karen in the desert Report 3 Apr 2014 18:53

I wonder if it's something to do with South Africa since 1st Battalion Welch Regiment served there 1899-1902 I'll have a Google ....

Oh poo. Just realised this is a duplicate thread .


gillo Report 3 Apr 2014 22:18

sorry i got it wrong it was r.h.a


gillo Report 3 Apr 2014 22:19

sorry i got it wrong it was r.h.a