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Possible Photos 11 years 7 months ago #7045

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Hi there - this is my first time on this forum.

My grandfather Charles Reginald DOMONE was a Cape Medical Staff Corps member during the Boer War. I have done a lot of research over the years, even went to Kew to the National Archives, trying to find a phone of the Company my grandfather was in during his time in the CSMC. I do have two of his medals - but no photo. I do think from my research that he was in Company B but I am not 100% sure.

Just enquiring on this forum if anyone would have a photo or could advise me if any photos are held in any historical location.

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Kerrin Domoney
Brisbane Qld AUST

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Re: Possible Photos 11 years 6 months ago #7201

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Kerrin,

Welcome to the forum and apologies for the delay in responding to you.

The CMSC was a large unit but I don't recall many pictures of the men who served in it.

I would suggest that Cape Town might be a better place to search for pictures. Have you tried the Castle Museum?

I should forewarn you that named pictures are something of a rarity. One of the most frustrating aspects of group pictures from the Boer War is the lack of names to identify the people in the pictures.

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David
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