LinneyI wrote: Wayne
I always liked medals to the Fighting Fifth (NF) and this afternoon I had a look in Stirling's "Our Regiments in South Africa" to see if the action at Lichtenburg on 3/3/01 was mentioned. It certainly was - and I attach pics of the relevant paragraphs covering the action -
Thats brilliant IL, thank you
Such a wonderful forum and website, so very friendly and informative
Charles George Francis born 1885 Norwich
In 1901 census is a 16 year old brushmaker living with parents Frederick and Emma Francis in Red Lion Street, Norwich.
He cannot be the Charles George Francis, who is Private 3579 , 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.
Limited (and poor quality) WW1 service papers are at Ancestry