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Wiltshire Regiment - Various letters, some of them in original envelopes. They are relating to Colonel H. M. Carter and were sent between 1900 and 1901.

Person(s): Carter, H M, Colonel;


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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter written by Lieutenant Colonel H M Carter to his wife on the 21st April 1901 whilst serving in South Africa during the Boer War. In this letter he makes references to some of the Battalion's dispositions an to some of those serving in the Battalion at that time.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A four page letter written by Lieutenant Colonel H M Carter to his wife on the 29th April 1901 whilst serving in South Africa during the Boer War. In this letter he makes references to some of the Battalion's dispositions and to some of those serving in the Battalion at that time.

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter dated 28th April (Believed 1901) written by Major Picot at the depot at Devizes to the wife of Lieutenant Colonel H M Carter in South Africa congratulating her on his award of a CB. He also asks if her son has managed to get into the ?Wilts?. (He did).

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter on House of Commons paper dated 10th June 1901 to Lieutenant Colonel H M Carter from Charles Edward Hungerford Atholl Colston, Baron Roundway, Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding and Honorary Colonel 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment 1892-1902. In this letter he refers to the volunteers from his 4th Battalion who reinforced the 2nd Battalion in South Africa during the Boer War. [Colston was the High Sheriff of Wiltshire in 1885, Member of Parliament (Conservative) for South Gloucestershire 1892-1906, Chairman of Wiltshire Quarter Sessions, Vice-Chairman of Wiltshire Territorial Association, Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel and County Commandant of the Wiltshire Volunteers. He was created Baron Roundway in 1916.]

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2nd Bn, Wiltshire Regiment - A letter from the Reverend Wilson at the Rectory at Colesberg, South Africa dated 29th January 1901 to Major F Beatson. He refers to a letter previously sent to Lieutenant Colonel Cater and having received no reply. He was later informed Colonel Carter had been wounded and returned to England. He asks if it would be in order to place in his church a memorial to the soldiers of the Battalion who were lost at Rensburg. [We do not know if such a memorial was ever placed there]. The reverend Wilson was the late Chaplain to General French and General Clements.

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A Letter dated 28th July, 1889 from a Major Moore of the Kings Own Regiment.

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62nd Regiment  - A Letter dated 28th July, 1889 from a Major Moore of the Kings Own Regiment. It related to an enquiry made by Major H M Carter whilst researching the Regiments formation in  1758 from the 4th of Foot [Kings Own]. In it he states they had no knowledge of the 62nds first Colonel Strode.

Person(s): Carter, H M, Colonel;


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