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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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