Tag Archives: 1907

Time Capsule – Pretoria, South Africa 1907

8752 Private Michael Breen, a paternal Granduncle of mine, served in the 2nd Border Regiment during the early 1900s. While I have no clear evidence to indicate that during his time in the army he completed any postings in South … Continue reading

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Time Capsule – Absent Without Leave

This verbatim transcribed treasure, from the family archive, was written by my great-uncle Michael to his sister Annie (my paternal grandmother) who in 1909 lived in Arbour Place, Stoney Batter; an Urban Village on Dublin’s North Side in close proximity … Continue reading

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Time Capsule – First Discovery

Handed down through my father’s side of the family and arriving into my possession, on the passing of my mother in 2004, this tiny tin box time capsule had brought its treasured contents safely, on their ninety seven year journey, … Continue reading

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