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    Boer War Queries

    Thanks Izabel. Great to have some help. I'll get cracking on the case! Tony
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    Boer War Queries

    Hi Izabel Just joined and not quite sure how to send messages yet!! Can I repeat the one I tried to send two days ago.... Am researching my grandfather, Joseph Morris Coppen. He was in the Kings Royal Rifles (Private, no. 8657) in Oct. 1897. Family tradition says he went to South Africa and was...
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    Boer War Queries

    Hi Izabel - I've just joined! Am trying to trace Joseph Morris Coppen, my grandfather. He was in the Kings Royal Rifles in Oct. 1897, (no. 8657, Private). Family tradition says he went to South Africa, was in the Siege of Ladysmith, and served as a stretcher-bearer or similar. Can you shed any...
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    Tony B

    Hello I'm researching the names Bowditch and Coppen. I've followed our branch of Bowditches to the Weymouth area in the 1870s, but run into a problem: Alfred B.'s birth cert. (1877) doesn't name his father, although his mother was married to an Elias B. who is in the 1871 Census but cannot be...
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