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  • Chewie
    Nov 6, 2001
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      Hi Roger
      In my email to Deb I did mention Chatham Division , Royal Marines , which last I heard were part of HMS .
      I also added the other units that regularly attend Fort Amherst including my own .

      unit commander
      50th West Kent Regiment Re Enactment Unit
      " not a good looking bunch , but devilish steady"
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Roger Marsh
      To: WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2001 12:42 PM
      Subject: [WarOf1812] Re: Reenacting in the UK

      Kevin and Peter,

      Since she is primarily interested in Naval re-enactment of the 1812
      era, you might also direct the good Deb to HMS - the Historical
      Maritime Society - who, although not specifically based in Kent and
      with a considerable proportion of their membership further North
      within easier reach of the "Leda" - group frigate "Trincomalee" which
      they are associated (sister- ship to Broke's "Shannon", still afloat
      in Hartlepool), nevertheless have members all over Britain and re-
      enact in various places (e.g., nearer my locality, Hampshire, at
      IFOS, Portsmouth, last August). They are likely to be in operation
      sometimes at Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent, I would surmise;
      anyway, she can ask.

      They are very, very knowledgeable on naval life of the period and a
      good crowd of people; I had the honour of interacting with them in my
      persona of Pellew in 1801 at IFOS, particularly when escorting His
      Britannic Majesty GIII around his royal Dockyards.

      Website at: http://www.hms.org.uk/,


      Roger Marsh

      --- In WarOf1812@y..., "Peter Catley" <peter.catley@b...> wrote:
      > Of course, there are a number of units based around the
      > area of Kent. Deb, once you are here contact me again and I'll put
      you in
      > touch with some of them.
      > Cheers
      > Peter Catley
      > Napoleonic Association.
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Kevin Windsor [mailto:kevin.windsor@s...]
      > Sent: 01 November 2001 01:42
      > To: War of 1812 list
      > Subject: [WarOf1812] [Fwd: [19cWoman] Reenacting in the UK]
      > Can anyone help her
      > DebFuller@h... wrote:
      > > Hi all,
      > >
      > > I just got a job offer in the UK for a school in Kent. While I'm
      > > going to get really excited about it until I see the work permit
      > > myself, I am checking out stuff to do once I get over there. I'll
      > > working in Gillingham and would love to continue my reenactments.
      > > do c.1800 naval reenactment, mainly War of 1812 and would like
      > > something along those lines but I have some stuff from other
      > > as well.
      > >
      > > I'd love to meet up with fellow reenactors in the Kent area if
      > > are any. Please let me know!
      > >
      > > Thanks!
      > >
      > > Deb

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