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South Africa 1853 and LSGC – 6th Regt.


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South Africa 1853 and LSGC – 6th Regt.

South Africa 1853 – J. McGuire, 6th Regt.

Army LSGC, scroll suspender, impressed 2972 Jas. McGuire, 6th Foot

With copied papers [as Macguire] which show service in 6th in 1851-53 campaign.

A weaver, born Inniskillen in 1830; enlisted into 6th Regt. in Jan. 1847 and served through to 1868. Intended residence = Jersey, Channel Islands.

Character was “very good” despite 23 entries in the defaulters’ book!

South Africa fine, with contacting and edge bruises; LSGC GVF.