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SBYRW : 25752

99th Regiment - A photocopy of Discharge Papers relating to 218 Sergeant William Millington, who enlisted on 22nd April 1824. The document is dated 26th March 1846.

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SBYRW : 26723

Wiltshire Regiment - A photocopy of the old country song ?The Fly be on the Turmuts?. This was the march of the Wiltshire Regiment and this was arranged by H. Millington, late bandmaster of the 1st Wilts R.V. and Western Counties Brigade. The photo on the front of the music sheet is that of a Mr King, a Trowbridge business man who owned a shop called ?Kings Variety?. He was a member of the Volunteers (later the 4th Battalion) who dressed as a ?Turmet hoer? when the bandmaster re-arranged or composed this march for the 4th Battalion. Mr King died before the 1st World War. (in some versions the term ?Fly? reads ?Vly?)

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SBYRW : 38679

Wiltshire Regiment - A copy of the old country song ?The Fly be on the Turmuts? by H Millington, late Bandmaster of the 1st Wiltshire Volunteers and Western Counties Brigade. The origin of the words is authenticated in an attached letter dated 1943 from a Winifred Lucas.

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