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Old 04-08-17, 07:25 PM
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Default At Curragh Camp...

Thought I'd share this find... a great little group photo taken at Curragh Camp (date not known):



Can't quite ID the unit, but great to have the men named individually.







(May be offered for sale soon).

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Old 04-08-17, 07:29 PM
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Presumably research on the names will ultimately identify the regiment if no one IDs it from the badge.
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Old 04-08-17, 07:39 PM
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That badge looks interesting.... is that an "8"? There is a device on the fusil as well.
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That badge looks interesting.... is that an "8"? There is a device on the fusil as well.
So difficult to see, Griff. As Leigh says, unless someone nails the badge from the pics, the key will be researching the names.

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Captain W. B. Davidson-Houston, 5th Battalion the Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Dated 1st January,. 1898

The London Gazette, July 5th 1901, page 4474.

* Its must be a "5" on the badge.... not an "8".
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Captain W. B. Davidson-Houston, 5th Battalion the Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Dated 1st January,. 1898
Ooh, you little superstar, Griff

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The Royal Dublin Fusiliers had that rather natty little title scroll under their grenade. It comprised gilt letters on a blue enamel ground. I will try to post a colour photo of the cap and badge over the next few days.
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