Boer War Carved Pipe

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Re: Boer War Carved Pipe

Post by Temujin » Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:25 pm

Here’s a link to some of the History of the Imperial Yeomanry, and specifically the 21st Bn (Sharpshooter)

Military History Journal
Vol 14 No 1 - June 2007

THE IMPERIAL YEOMANRY
Part Two 1901

http://samilitaryhistory.org/vol141sw.html

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Re: Boer War Carved Pipe

Post by Temujin » Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:00 pm

The call to arms 1900-1901, or, A review of the Imperial Yeomanry Movement and some subjects connected therewith / by Henry Seton-Karr (1902) (Reprint)

Seton-Karr, Henry
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Re: Boer War Carved Pipe

Post by Phil » Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:17 pm

Thanks for the effort. Not very much to go on indeed. I'll see if any other photographic records or otherwise come up.
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Re: Boer War Carved Pipe

Post by BFBSM » Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:24 am

Ancestry have just released the UK, Imperial Yeomanry Records, 1899-1902 service records, and the details for Charles EDWIN Tucker (Edwain in my previous post) are:
Name: C E Tucker
Rank: Trooper
Enlistment Age: 26
Attestation Age: 26
Discharge Age: 27
Event Type: Attestation
Birth Date: abt 1875
Birth Place: Marylebone, Middlesex
Enlistment Date: 8 Feb 1901
Enlistment Place: London
Attestation Date: 8 Feb 1901
Attestation Place: Cockspurs Street
Military Place: South Africa
Unit: 21st Bn, 82nd
Regiment: Imperial Yeomanry
Service Number: 28238
Discharge Date: 16 Aug 1902
Discharge Place: Aldershot
Spouse: M Tucker
Images of the records to follow if wanted.

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Re: Boer War Carved Pipe

Post by Phil » Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:58 pm

Rank, Trooper, wow, that would explain the "Troop" nickname, but if that's the case I have to sort out his birth date mix-up.
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