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    Can anyone help?

    Hi, Does anybody know how I can obtain more info regarding my great great grandfather
    Joshua Holland regiment number 95 42nd foot (Highland reg) 1861
    Also..my grandfather
    Joshua Holland regiment number 267455 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1917
    Thanks
    James Holland

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    There is a Joseph Holland 267455, and his Medal Index Card is to be found here. His service record may have survived, but I do not have an active subscription to Ancestry to be able to check that.

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    He also had the number 30461. There is also a medical record showing him in 1/6 R Highlanders with a gunshot wound to his leg. To sick convoy 4 Dec 17. HS Granby is noted in the observation column.

    Joshua No 95s records are on Find My Past. He was discharged 17 September 1861 due to a sabre cut on his arm received at Bareilly on 5 May 1858, awarded the Indian Mutiny Medal 1857-1859 with clasp Lucknow. Enlisted 7 September 1843 in 63rd Regiment of foot at Newcastle, Northumberland. Transferred to 42nd Royal Highlanders 25 July 1857. Born Wolstanton, Burslem, Stafford 1824ish
    Last edited by Great Gonzo; 23rd August 2018 at 10:55.

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    Mike&Gonzo, thanks for the info you gave me.Appreciate the trouble and time to help get this info.
    James

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