As a young man, my Great-grandfather, George Coombs was a soldier in the 1st Batallion of the Dorsetshire Regiment and served during the Tyrah Campaign. This brief account of that action is taken from, Our Soldiers, Gallant Deeds of the British Army during Victoria’s Reign by W.H.G. Kingston.
February 11, 2008 at 4:00 am (Genealogy, Location)
Tags: Bower, Bromley, Coombs, Dargai, Gordon, Judge, Kempster, Lockhart, Macbean, Mathias, McIntyre, Norie, Pennell, Robinson, Tillard, Travers, Tyrah, Vickery