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Knotty

Checking in here, can you guys see this, been shut out with others for a few days, could see the Forum but not engage😀

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keithmroberts

Yes  I can see your post. This has been happening to a few members, did you do anything particular to get back in? We are at a loss to understand the cause at the moment.

 

Keith

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Knotty

Hi Keith

No I did nothing at all, I just read via  Facebook that others were having issues, including the last message which was Craig, who commented that he was also having the same issues and that hopefully it would be sorted.

I took a flier and tried to log in and low and behold it went in straight away, I thought you guys had sorted things.

 

John

Edited by Knotty
Cant spell Keith

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neverforget
3 minutes ago, Knotty said:

Hi Keith

No I did nothing at all, I just read via  Facebook that others were having issues, including the last message which was Craig, who commented that he was also having the same issues and that hopefully it would be sorted.

I took a flier and tried to log in and low and behold it went in straight away, I thought you guys had sorted things.

 

John

It was me John. I put up a giant reflector device around Kiddy so I could get in and solve a couple. 😎

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Knotty

Ah ha mystery solved it was NF all the time.

Liked the cricketer/footballer WIT, very good didn’t have a bloody clue..excuse language. Nice to have the non visual clues as well, shame I couldn’t reply😀

Rushing through now have 3 days backlog to look at😀

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Uncle George

Officer on parade!

 

Who might this be ? ? ?

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Ron Clifton

Travers Clarke, who became QMG of the BEF?

 

Ron

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Uncle George
10 minutes ago, Ron Clifton said:

Travers Clarke, who became QMG of the BEF?

 

Ron

 

Not him Ron, no. But you have posted about this chap on this Forum before ...

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Knotty

Lt Col Frank Edward Bourne the Colour Sergeant of Rorkes Drift fame.

 

Hughes? - Excused duty.

No comedians, please. - Hughes? -

Yes, Colour Sergeant.

Say sir. Officer on parade. 

 

My favourite film👍

 

 

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Uncle George
24 minutes ago, Knotty said:

Lt Col Frank Edward Bourne the Colour Sergeant of Rorkes Drift fame.

 

My favourite film👍

 

 

Well, it’s no ‘She Wore a Yellow Ribbon’; but yes, Frank Bourne. According to the attached article, at 23 he was the youngest Colour Sergeant in the British Army. During the First war he served as adjutant of the School of Musketry in Dublin. He died on VE Day.

 

Image from here: http://west.sussexliving.com/local-hero-frank-bourne/

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Knotty

DCM for his actions, and yet a similar action less than two months later at Intombe, saw Sargent Anthony Booth awarded the VC...........possible injustice,? who can tell, they have reasons for the decision.

 

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neverforget

'Bout time we had another one of these. 

This is not as it or she should be:

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Knotty

Ok I will make a start, looks like AIF uniform

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neverforget
5 minutes ago, Knotty said:

Ok I will make a start, looks like AIF uniform

Definitely on track there squire.

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Knotty
2 hours ago, neverforget said:

Thisï»ż is not ï»żas it or she should be:ï»ż

This has kept me guessing so I am of the opinion that the picture shows a rather mannish looking lady.

 

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neverforget

These two men were both involved in the same battle. One was responsible for saving countless lives, but the other; quite the reverse:

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Bottom picture replaced as it was wrongly attributed to my man

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Knotty

Both of these gentlemen look to be advanced in years, so I will assume they are not connected to the military, so in order I’m going for:-

Politicians 

Scientists 

Industrialists

Social Reformers

 

I nearly put industry before science but it would spell out something not to appropriate. 

I think there is a big clue in the reference to “ the same battle”

 

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neverforget
48 minutes ago, Knotty said:

Both of these gentlemen look to be advanced in years, so I will assume they are not connected to the military, so in order I’m going for:-

Politicians 

Scientists 

Industrialists

Social Reformers

 

I nearly put industry before science but it would spell out something not to appropriate. 

I think there is a big clue in the reference to “ the same battle”

 

Your first assumption is correct John. They are not military men.

The thing that connects them is medicine, or to be more precise, health.

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Heid the Ba

The second person is James Niven, a doctor who had a leading role in combatting Spanish Flu.

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neverforget
1 minute ago, Heid the Ba said:

The second person is James Niven, a doctor who had a leading role in combatting Spanish Flu.

He is indeed, I wonder if you remembered him from the same source as me.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Niven

That should make the first chap much easier to identify.

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Heid the Ba

Both his names run through my family so I know of him that way.  We're looking for someone whose actions, or inactions, caused many deaths?

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neverforget

Precisely that Mr.B.

I saw them both on a recent T.V. documentary. 

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Knotty

Is the top photo that of Sir Arthur Newsholme? A senior health advisor (President of the GMC) to the British government, who recommended that no action be taken against the pandemic as the munitions factories and public services needed to remain open to help with the war effort.

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