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Osmond Thorpe
Photo: Linda Hunter
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Item #: 6489
This is my Great Uncle Osmond Thorpe, in his Army Uniform c.1918 (Regiment unknown)

Comment by: Mick on 29th June 2008 at 10:42

The cap badge looks very much like Royal Artillery.

Comment by: Dave (1624) on 29th June 2008 at 12:31

Looks like hes wearing horse spurs on his boots, could concur with Micks comments. Royal Artillary would have been horse pulled then.

Comment by: AD on 30th June 2008 at 17:57

you may find out more info if you wish from here, send them the pic they should be able to pinpoint your uncles regiment.

http://www2.army.mod.uk/ra/gunnernet/index.htm

Comment by: Linda Hunter on 30th June 2008 at 20:16

Thanks everyone for your input. Have looked up some info about the Royal Artillery, and e.mailed the picture, so with a bit of luck!!!! Cheers.

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