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Thread #12665   Message #2754876
Posted By: GUEST,JonJos
29-Oct-09 - 11:48 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: McAlpine's Fusiliers
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: McAlpine's Fusiliers
The nickname "McAlpines Fusiliers" was from a platoon of "The Royal Irish Fusiliers". Who were made up from men mostly from the South of Ireland and who had worked for McAlpine or Wimpey
See my post in;   Origins: McAlpines Fusiliers.