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Guy Westland Geddes

Colonel Guy W. Geddes DSO (1880-1955), 1st Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers. He served in South Africa during the Boer War (menioned in despatches) and in World War One he took part in the initial landings at Gallipoli and the subsequent campaign there, where he gained his Distinguished Service Order. During World War Two he commanded the Home Guard in Guildford, Surrey (UK).

Guy Westland Geddes

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    Guy Westland AWMM
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    Geddes AWMM
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    2593 AWMM
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    8 August 1880 Noel Smith Research Project
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    South Africa GeraldineCanterbury Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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04 November 2015GrahamBrighton, UKOther relative

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