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Battalion Quick march ! Year unknown, 1912-1914 (possibly Monzie)

 

Mike

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Monzie Camp. Year unknown, the battalion were at Monzie summer camp in August 1912, and July 1914.

 

Mike

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Andrew Upton
6 hours ago, Skipman said:

John Wylie Bedford April 1915. Not sure of rank here Major?

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One crown and three rows of horizontal braid so yes, Major.

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Thanks for the confirmation of the rank of Major in post 30 Andrew.

 

 

"H" Company at Barry Buddon, Carnoustie, December, 1914


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Tossing for the only tubful in Largoward Camp, Fife, July, 1909.

 

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"Morning ablutions in the Labyrinth  March, 1916, Lieutenant R G A Dickson"

 

Nearly drowned in a bathing incident on the 25th of May, 1915. Wounded in the head by a shell explosion on the night of 13th June, 1915, not returning to duty until the 30th of December, 1915. Survived the attack on Beaumont Hamel, 13th November, 1916.

 

Mike

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What is going on in #35 above?

I have a similar postcard for Northumberland Hussars at Farnley Park in 1914 (before August) and I have no idea what they're doing - is it a pillow fight??

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8 hours ago, Simon R said:

What is going on in #35 above?

I have a similar postcard for Northumberland Hussars at Farnley Park in 1914 (before August) and I have no idea what they're doing - is it a pillow fight??

 

Not sure what that game is. I assume he has to hit the can with pillow/bag, blindfold?

 

Notice couple of Australian type bush hats too. I took this to be a pre-war camp photo?

 

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Derek Black
On 18/04/2020 at 06:32, Skipman said:

Thanks for the confirmation of the rank of Major in post 30 Andrew.

 

 

"H" Company at Barry Buddon, Carnoustie, December, 1914


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I see like other terriers they had the CLLE, that's what the 5th Bn went to France with in November, 1914.

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"On the March" Again, think this Carlingnose Autumn, 1914. Is this the same rifle?

 

Mike

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Derek Black

I'd say so Mike.

 

Looks like the two foremost officers are Capt Young and Lt Halley with Lt Marshall and Capt Wyllie following.

 

Derek.

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19 minutes ago, Derek Black said:

I'd say so Mike.

 

Looks like the two foremost officers are Capt Young and Lt Halley with Lt Marshall and Capt Wyllie following.

 

Derek.

 

Thanks Derek This is Wylie

 

Mike

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Derek Black

Thanks for the confirmation.

My officer spotting skills must be improving!

 

Derek.

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26 minutes ago, Derek Black said:

Thanks for the confirmation.

My officer spotting skills must be improving!

 

Derek.

 

 

He's the only one I know every time.

 

This John Wylie with his son, Alan Robertson Wylie, born 10/6/1916. This taken when he was ten months old so approx April 1917?

 

Mike

 

 

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6th Black Watch inspection by Commander 3rd Army General Sir Charles Munro. This took place on the 28th of July, 1915  at Bresle.

 

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7th Black Watch inspection by Commander 3rd Army General Sir Charles Munro. This took place on the 28th of July, 1915 at Bresle.

 

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"Bedford"  (April 1915) Think that's Lieutenant R G A Dickson with the pipe and book, John Wylie second officer from the right (also with pipe)

 

Mike

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There's a soldier in the background and think this could be William Clogg. Is there anything in this that hints at a signaller?

 

Mike

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Lieutenant and QM Cowan, July 1915 (Not certain of this name/rank)

 

Mike

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Officer's vehicle. Wylie on left with pipe. Not sure  but probably Bedford, April 1915.

 

Mike

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Medical Officer. Pre-war camp, possibly Monzie. I think this is Surgeon-Major Haig, R.A.M.C., of Crieff, a full cousin of Douglas Haig.

 

Mike

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