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    Henry Shorter - what unit?

    Hullo Kris, I have just spoken to my Mum and we would love to get a copy of his records. Is your mother Pamela from Ballina? If so she is my mother's cousin. My mum is Eva. This is my e-mail address.. Keep in touch. :) Email address removed for security reasons as per site policy. Steve.
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    Henry Shorter - what unit?

    Hi Kris, Thanks for getting in touch. Henry had a son, Albert, who was my mother's (Eva) father. They lived in Peak Hill NSW. He was killed in a car accident in 1954. I never knew him. Where do you fit in to the scheme of things? I would like to know what unit he was in etc in the Boer War if...
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    Henry Shorter - what unit?

    Thanks for the reply. Yes he did marry Julia Hughes. I have lots of information about him but have hit a brick wall when it comes to his Boer War service. I suppose a trip to the National Archives is my next step.
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    Henry Shorter - what unit?

    Re: Boer War Queries -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi there, I have just started to reseach my G-Grandfather and I have been told he served in the Boer War ( I am assuming that this is correct), but i have no idea what unit he was in. His name...
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    Boer War Queries

    Hi there, I have just started to reseach my G-Grandfather and I have been told he served in the Boer War. ( I am assuming that this is correct) His name was Henry Shorter and was born in Maidstone in 1878 and was poss living in Surrey at the time of his enlistment. I know he survived the war and...
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