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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby jf42 » May 10th, 2013, 9:56 am

Well put, Sarah
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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » May 11th, 2013, 6:02 am

Thanks Jack. But how to get the ear of the Coldstream Guards?

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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby jf42 » May 11th, 2013, 12:03 pm

Shouted remarks about the '2nd Regiment of Footguards' might be initially effective but counter-productive in the long run.

In truth I am not sure. Decisions on regimental matters like this have a rather slow turning curve and tend not to be susceptible to outside influence- particularly with the Guards Brigade. It would probably be regarded as nobody's business but theirs.

The more I think of it, though, the stranger the Horse Guards parade proposition seems in contrast to the Guards chapel alternative.
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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby Josh&Historyland » May 11th, 2013, 3:12 pm

jf42 wrote:Shouted remarks about the '2nd Regiment of Footguards' might be initially effective but counter-productive in the long run.


Second to none and all that.

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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby jf42 » June 15th, 2013, 9:00 am

I was glad to hear this morning that our Coldstream guardsman was given a permanent resting place after all.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22900666
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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby Josh&Historyland » June 15th, 2013, 10:16 am

Perhaps so, the forum seems to carry a certain influence, and no one wants to caue us "Displeasure" if you know what I mean??? 8-)

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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby Waggoner » June 15th, 2013, 11:06 am

Well, an excellent conclusion to a unique situation!

All the best,

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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » June 16th, 2013, 8:32 am

jf42 wrote:I was glad to hear this morning that our Coldstream guardsman was given a permanent resting place after all.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22900666


Very good news. R.I.P.

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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby jf42 » June 16th, 2013, 12:08 pm

Purely out of curiosity, can anyone work out how Sarah's latest post has some how melded with mine of yesterday. Are our posts socialising in the night when we are not looking? :geek:
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Re: Mystery of 200-year-old British soldier found in the dun

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » June 16th, 2013, 2:42 pm

Fact is stranger than fiction - in my attempt to quote that bit of your text I somehow published there. At this end it looked like I hadn't published at all so I hit the submit button again and that worked as expected.

Sorry - and thanks for pointing it out.

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