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Queens South Afica Medal 1902

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Stuart Report 30 Sep 2013 11:34

trying to find out about 5933 Shoeing Smith J.Gent, Royal Horse Artillery. Can any one help with said persons first name. and where he was born, or anything else??

Can't find how he may link into my research (Samuel Gent from Scotland), lots of head banging over this!!

thnx in advance for any help

stu :-0


Potty Report 30 Sep 2013 14:58

Hi Stu and welcome to the boards.

Where have you found this reference to him?


KathleenBell Report 30 Sep 2013 16:31

This is the entry on Findmypast's Anglo-Boer War Records:-

Name: Gent, J
Rank: Shoeing-Smith
Soldier number: 5933
Unit: Excess Numbers Royal Horse Artillery
Literary references:
Medal roll:
Roll: Page
144 0
Rank: Shoeing-Smith
Number: 5933
Unit: Royal Field Artillery; served with

Unfortunately there are no images to view.

Kath. x


Stuart Report 30 Sep 2013 17:10

Hi Guys
thanks for the help. Ref J.Gent I have his medal, as well as others relating to a Samuel Gent. The Gent's I have are from Scotland, however I have a hunch they are related in some way,but cannot link them?

Thanks Kath for the info.