Tag Archives: Captain Charles Pye VC

A Tribute.

Today is the second blog-anniversary of my Blog. A tribute. I have called to mind the number of monuments that I have contributed to in order to honour my ancestors. There have been two immigration walls:  one at Harvey Bay, … Continue reading

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Captain Charles Pye VC and Charles Colquhoun Pye

I have spent decades now advising numerous organisations that their military records are incorrect – that there were two Charles Pye’s from Staffordshire, England, who were enlisted in the British Army during a similar time period and that it was … Continue reading

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More Captain Charles Pye VC

I was just re-reading the Shropshireregimentalmuseum.co.uk article about Captain Charles Pye VC. Their article says that Charles was from a family of railway workers.  This is incorrect as Charles’s father, Thomas, was a brick and tile maker and his brothers … Continue reading

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Captain Charles Pye VC

I remember being surprised when my father stated that Captain Pye, as well as fighting in India during the mutiny, had also fought in the Maori Wars in New Zealand.  I recall thinking that was this possible that Captain Pye … Continue reading

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The ancestor I wish I had met.

The Ancestor I wish I had Met. The ancestor I wish I had met is my great, great grandfather, Thomas Pye. I grew up on a farm that was a small portion of novelist Thomas Alexander Browne’s 32,000 acre property, … Continue reading

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