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walk 25 Aug 2015, 15:05 by John Simpson

Musical breakfasts and a walk with the band   U 8.470-1: Halffed enthusiasts. Penny roll and a walk with the band. Don Gifford finds an explanation for Joyce’s ... Gifford finds an explanation for Joyce’s sentence in the history of the Salvation Army: Penny roll and [a] walk with the band - The Salvation Army (formed in 1865) offered ...

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Mulrennan 28 Nov 2013, 13:24 by JJON Editors

Mulrennan from the west of Ireland   P V. 2745-50: 14 April. John Alphonsus Mulrennan has just returned from the west of Ireland. (European and Asiatic papers please copy). He ... gazetted on 3 January 1860 and to Captain on 24 September 1872 (London Gazette).   Army life John Mulrennan himself chose a military career, joining the Army Medical Staff on 28 ...

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Powell 17 Feb 2014, 01:25 by John Simpson

‘One of Britain’s fighting men’: Major Malachi Powell and Ulysses U 15.4612-6: Major Tweedy, moustached like Turko the terrible, in bearskin cap with hackleplume and accoutrements, with ... to become a major would have been an exceedingly rare occurrence in the British Army at this time, the assumed title of “major” appears to have had a particular appeal ...

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Joseph Casey 28 Nov 2013, 13:06 by JJON Editors

They simply fade away: news on the life and death of an old soldier - Joseph Casey     Joyce met the former Fenian revolutionary Joseph Casey in Paris in 1903, probably at ... first draft). He even makes reference to Joe’s son ‘Patrice’ (Patrick), home on army leave in 1903:   Patrice, home on furlough, lapped warm milk with me in the bar ...

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Brunny Lynam 30 Aug 2013, 02:14 by John Simpson

Brunny Lynam the medical student   U 10.44-53: His name was Brunny Lynam. O, that was a very nice name to have.      Father Conmee gave a letter from his ... for three years’ service at Belfast (RAMC medics), and was sent to Limerick. His army record (ancestry.com) describes him as Roman Catholic, 5ft 8½ inches in height (he was ...

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Cohen 12 Sep 2015, 14:50 by John Simpson

Bella Cohen at No 82 (not 81)   U 15.2741-4 : The door opens. Bella Cohen, a massive whoremistress, enters. She is dressed in a threequarter ivory gown, fringed round ... said to be a Richard Reece. Harry was a Londoner who had joined the Army in 1876 at the age of 19, having previously been a compositor. By 1883 he ...

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Summary 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Summing up the Madams   A cross-tabulation of various types of records (directories, registers, newspapers, etc.) shows that the lifestyle and interaction of the various Madams or brothel-keepers in ... rent out rooms for prostitution than to “respectable” tenants). There are links with the Army (known frequenters of the district) – Harry Cannell was a Sergeant in the Army Service Corps ...

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Joycean price guide 25 Aug 2013, 05:57 by JJON Editors

A  Joycean Price Guide     The following is intended to provide some standard of comparison for the various prices and other sums of money mentioned in Joyce’s works. Where a ... not stated by Joyce, it has been supplied from the 1907 catalogue of the Army & Navy Stores (ANS). Dublin prices may have been cheaper.     In British pre-decimal currency:   1 ...

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Spurgeon 15 Nov 2012, 15:07 by John Simpson

Is Spurgeon in heaven? U 6.787-9: The one about the bulletin. Spurgeon went to heaven 4 a.m. this morning. 11 p.m. (closing time). Not arrived yet ... Spurgeon in heaven?":    When Mrs. Booth died. the wife of the famous 'General', the 'Army' reported her as "Promoted to Glory from Clacton-on-Sea". It was extremely funny. Clacton ...

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Pantalons 15 Dec 2015, 10:19 by John Simpson

The Pantalons Blancs and the Culottes Rouges   U 3.196-8: Rich booty you brought back; Le Tutu, five tattered numbers of Pantalon Blanc et Culotte Rouge, a blue French ... lady friends. 4 The “Culotte Rouge” refers to the red trousers of the French army uniform of the day, as shown in cover illustrations used by the magazine. Cover illustration ...

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