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Volunteer Company Shropshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant Bernard Head 6 years 10 months ago #15089

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Hi my name is Howard, am just new to forums like this i enclose my email for members who can sent me any more information and photographs of a person I am currently privatly do some research on. His name and regiment is has follows.

Volunteer Company Shropshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant B Head.

Trying to find out when he first joined up and what ranks did he go thru and any medals awarded to me.
Anything goes as it would be very helpful.
So pls email me..that's if leaving my here is ok or just leave message here and I will check as time as goes by.
If any information is found pls tell me where the source of the information came from with references dates etc.

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Howard.

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Volunteer Company Shropshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant Bernard Head 6 years 10 months ago #15094

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Good evening Howard,
Welcome to this forum, from a medalic point of view only, in WO100/111 and WO100/194, Head is shown with the rank of Captain, commanding the 1st Volunteer Service Company of Shropshire Light Infantry, on their main roll in volume 194 the availble folio is a "covered" one, however, his entitlement appears to be Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Johannesburg, moreover, he has, as officer commanding, signed this himself.
He is, in addition, entitled to the South Africa 1901 clasp as shown on their supplementary roll in the same volume, again, he has signed this himself.
He is also shown on the Coronation medal roll for the medal along with his senior None Commissioned Officer in the 2nd Volunteer Battalion Shropshire Light Infantry.
Again Welcome here and good luck with your research,
Kind regards Frank

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Volunteer Company Shropshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant Bernard Head 6 years 10 months ago #15098

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Hello Howard,

And a warm welcome to the forum, good luck with your future research.

Paul :)
"From a billow of the rolling veldt we looked back, and black columns were coming up behind us."
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Volunteer Company Shropshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant Bernard Head 6 years 10 months ago #15130

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Thanks Frank..
Do u have any details when first signed up to join army.
And u say he was a captain so have i got rank wrongly.
I know he later he became a major and too am interested in details.
Frank do u know when he went to new zealabd.
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Volunteer Company Shropshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant Bernard Head 6 years 10 months ago #15132

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Paul, do u have any facts on him..

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Volunteer Company Shropshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant Bernard Head 6 years 10 months ago #15348

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Frank, Howie here again, can u pls leave a link in where u got this information from so if possible I would like to read more abt this man Bernard, that is..
Thanks Frank..

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