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Fen

72nd Siege Battery (South African)

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MaxD

Don't often see the South African Heavy Artillery cap badge!  Presumably 2 K-LY Regiment is South African?

 

Max range was 9500 yards but they would hope to fight at about 7500.  

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY5Zx10gunM

 

 

Max

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Fen

Yes, he was in the Kimberley Regiment (Griqualand West) which was one of the South African regiments. We aren't too sure why as he was from Cape Town which is far from Kimberley. I've asked for the service records of his four brothers to see which regiments they were in too. 

 

My dad still has the cap badge! And his sister has one of the buttons.

 

Thank you for the link. 

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