Thank you so much for the information I really appreciate the information
on Albert very much. It was very kind of you. I am not on findmypast right
now just ancestry.
I wonder how he became deaf and dumb? Something I might never find out.
In a message dated 11/13/2011 5:19:06 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
On findmypast (who have the pre 1914 Chelsea pension records) you will
find an Albert SPENCER born
Bulwell 1869 or 1870
He was 18 when he attested in 1887 to the Militia 4th Btn Derbyshire
(4 pages Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) - 45th
& 95th Foot)
He then joined the Army proper in 1888
(7 pages, Derbyshire Regiment)
He appears in the 1891 as you say, as of The Sherwood Foresters born
Bulwell (not Burwell as
The 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot was formed when the 95th Rifles
were redesignated as The
Rifle Brigade . In 1881, during the Childers Reforms, it was united with
the 45th Regiment of Foot
to form the Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment).
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Nivard Ovington in Cornwall (UK)