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4th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps

Postby Waggoner » 24 Apr 2017 19:17

I am trying to determine how many members of the 4th Bn KRRC were stationed in New Brunswick in the late 1860s. Unfortunately, I don't have access to the primary sources and the secondary sources are vague. It would appear that at least a company was at Saint John circa 1866 to 1869. Any information that can confirm numbers, dates, etc. will be appreciated.

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Re: 4th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps

Postby Spañiard » 26 Apr 2017 14:36

Waggoner wrote:I am trying to determine how many members of the 4th Bn KRRC were stationed in New Brunswick in the late 1860s. Unfortunately, I don't have access to the primary sources and the secondary sources are vague. It would appear that at least a company was at Saint John circa 1866 to 1869. Any information that can confirm numbers, dates, etc. will be appreciated.

All the best,

Gary



Hi, found this...

The King's Royal Rifle Corps chronicle see p. 30, 4th Bn. KRRC 1860s.
https://archive.org/details/kingsroyalrifle00commgoog


A regimental chronicle and list of officers of the 60th, or the King's Royal Rifle Corps, formerly the 62nd, or the Royal American Regiment of Foot. See page 28,.. 4th Battalion 4th Coy...

4th Batt. KRRC 4th Coy...1865 Montreal and New London, N.B…1866 New London N.B. till 1869 New London and St. John’s N.B. Aldershot…. https://archive.org/details/regimentalchroni00walluoft

A brief history of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, 1755 to 1915.
https://archive.org/details/cu31924030726735



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Re: 4th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps

Postby Waggoner » 26 Apr 2017 16:56

Spaniard,

Thank you for this. The terminology is a bit vague. "New London" is really London, C.W. (Ontatio). But this confirms their presence in New Brunswick in the late 1860s.

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Re: 4th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps

Postby Spañiard » 27 Apr 2017 17:34

Waggoner wrote:Spaniard,

Thank you for this. The terminology is a bit vague. "New London" is really London, C.W. (Ontatio). But this confirms their presence in New Brunswick in the late 1860s.

All the best,

Gary


Hi, Mr. Gary... your certainly right, ‘vague,’ was slightly confused by Regiments Chronicles 1868… “New London, N.B.,” at first believed it was Ontario. and St. John’s, N.B… that’s why I inserted that narrative, figured if wrong, You would add clarity.

For 1869, New London, St. John, N.B., and Aldershot.

Noted in 1869 4th Batt. KRRC, sailed over the pond, now quartered at Aldershot, England.

Considering the 3 sources in cross referencing, dates published,"confirms their presence in St.John NB late 1860s," sounds about right to moi.


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