Unit markings on my snider...?

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    southsaskscotty
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    Unit markings on my snider...?

    Post by southsaskscotty on Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:03 am

    Can anyone tell me what the unit marks on the butt of my Snider might be? I can not seem to find any ref to help.

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    Re: Unit markings on my snider...?

    Post by Michael Reintjes on Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:49 pm

    sorry but there seems to be only half the photo showing...

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    Re: Unit markings on my snider...?

    Post by Michael Reintjes on Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:51 pm

    ok I see it now...is that KPB in your opinion..definately unusual for a Snider...I,ll see what I can find out...

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    Re: Unit markings on my snider...?

    Post by Michael Reintjes on Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:57 pm

    Only thing that comes up is KING'S PROVISIONAL BATTALION of Infantry 1875-1884. Not sure who this bunit is but will lookinto it more.

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    Re: Unit markings on my snider...?

    Post by mk1rceme on Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:02 pm

    Shows up fine here.


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    Re: Unit markings on my snider...?

    Post by Michael Reintjes on Tue Jan 05, 2010 1:03 pm

    yes the 68th (King's county) Battalion of militia Kentville Nova Scotia

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    Re: Unit markings on my snider...?

    Post by southsaskscotty on Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:48 am

    Michael Reintjes wrote:yes the 68th (King's county) Battalion of militia Kentville Nova Scotia

    Thanks Michael! much appreciated.

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