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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 2 years 1 month ago #59135

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The last of the Brabant's Horse queries



It looks like Nectramco Hotel?
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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 2 years 1 month ago #59139

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djb wrote:

Looks like 'Thomas River'. There's a village of that name in the Eastern Cape ( www.oldthomasriver.co.za/ ).
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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 year 4 months ago #62570

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Can anyone identify this forename from the SAGS roll for Pte Austin of the CMR/FAMP please?

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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 year 4 months ago #62571

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Still searching David. My initial thought was "Essex" but that doesn't fit. Have you seen these references?

DEPOT KAB
SOURCE GH
TYPE LEER
VOLUME_NO 1/400
SYSTEM 00
REFERENCE 2
PART 1
DESCRIPTION PAPERS RECEIVED FROM SECRETARY OF STATE, LONDON: GENERAL
DESPATCHES.COMPLAINT BY MR. AUSTIN ON THE SUBJECT OF THE TREATMENT
OF HIS SON, A MEMBER OF THE CAPE MOUNTED RIFLES.
STARTING 1880
ENDING 1880

DEPOT KAB
SOURCE GH
TYPE LEER
VOLUME_NO 1/401
SYSTEM 00
REFERENCE 70
PART 1
DESCRIPTION PAPERS RECEIVED FROM SECRETARY OF STATE, LONDON: GENERAL
DESPATCHES.MR. ST. AUSTIN COMPLAINED ABOUT THE TREATMENT OF HIS SON
P ST. AUSTIN IN THE CAPE MOUNTED RIFLES.
STARTING 1880
ENDING 1880
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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 year 4 months ago #62572

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Rory,

No I have not seen those but they may hold the key.

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Can you help decipher this handwriting please? 1 year 4 months ago #62573

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I've got him David!!

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