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Life on board the transport ships 6 years 2 months ago #12041

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The accounts of troop movements to SA often contain no more than the start and end dates of the voyage.

I came across this brief account from The Times of 31 Oct 1899 about the Royal Dragoons:



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Life on board the transport ships 6 years 2 months ago #12089

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"Spirits are carried as medical comforts" not exactly Royal Caribbean was it? :(

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Life on board the transport ships 6 years 2 months ago #12092

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Frank,

See this extract from 'Diary of the 9th Lancers'.

Best,

Justin




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