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Same soldier two different regiments?

Carol Bullock

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Hi all,

Whilst sorting through some old family photos, for an earlier post, came across these of my grandmother's uncle, Charles Mace; father of the boys in my signature.

The second one is definately WW1; 118 Company, Royal Engineers.

Well, that's what's written on the reverse of the photo, otherwise I wouldn't have any idea. :wacko: LOL

As for the first photo - not a clue :o:o

Suggestions/ideas, etc. very, very welcomed.

Again, many thanks in advance.

Kindest regards,




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A fine looking gentleman, could this be him

Medal card of Mace, Charles Edward

Corps Regiment No Rank

Royal Engineers 55747 Company Serjeant Major

Royal Engineers WR/251054 Company Serjeant Major

If it is you can download his medal card from the National Archives

Here is the link


Hope that helps.

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Hi Carol

In the top photo the cap badge looks like either the Gloucestershire or Lincolnshire Regt, the gent also appears to be wearing a territorial force (efficiency) long service medal wich was instigated in 1908 not much to go on but it shouldnt take long to work through the TFEM medal roll!!!!!!!!!!!!


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