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by Paden
Wed Aug 27, 2008 6:46 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt William Shaw 2/95
Replies: 8
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Re: Lt William Shaw 2/95

Thanks. I must admit I was confused by a reference book by Caldwell & Cooper (Rifles at Waterloo). In this they refer to "Bandsmen" and there are illustrations that seem to represent these "Bandsmen" as Riflemen.

Marty
by Paden
Mon Aug 25, 2008 9:10 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt William Shaw 2/95
Replies: 8
Views: 20924

Re: Lt William Shaw 2/95

Lt William Shaw 2/95

I have another question for you. When the 2/95th where in Square at Waterloo. Would have they had drummers and if so would they been their own or attached from other units.

Marty Caubo
Perth W.A.
by Paden
Tue Jul 10, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt William Shaw 2/95
Replies: 8
Views: 20924

Lt William Shaw 2/95

Thanks for the quick reply and information. According to some of the reference material I have and your understanding of the Officer casualties, one can assume the 2/95th received quite a bit of attention whilst in formed in square on that ridge. I have now obtained more information from our family ...
by Paden
Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:25 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt William Shaw 2/95
Replies: 8
Views: 20924

Lt William Shaw 2/95

Thank you very much, Are you suggesting 2nd LT William Shaw was initially part of the Battalion staff? What was Major Wilkins roll? I have read that the 2/95th did not have any colours at Waterloo, is that accurate? What would have been the possible make up of the centre of a rifle battalion in squa...
by Paden
Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:59 pm
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Lt William Shaw 2/95
Replies: 8
Views: 20924

Lt William Shaw 2/95

I am in the process of researching my Great - Great - Great Grandfather Lt William Shaw of the 2nd Battalion, 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot and at Waterloo. I have seen his name listed in THE WATERLOO ROLL CALL 2nd EDITION 1904. Recent family history revealed that he came to Western Australia after ...