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
November 10, 2007 at 4:00 am (Biography, Genealogy)
Tags: Crabb, Dunford, Ecclestone, Edwards, Eyton-Lloyd, Freeston, Gaisford, George, Hardy, Hodson, Horler, House, Peach, Pennell, Rixton, Sanders, Selway, Starr, Tompkins, Warr, Willetts, Wilsher
The following members of my extended tree gave their lives for their Country during the First World War. If you are connected with or have further information on any of them I would be pleased to hear from you.