The Royal Irish Regiment

John Burton Forster

John Burton Forster joined the Royal Irish Regiment in 1872 and served on the Nile Expedition of 1884-5. He was appointed commanding officer of the 2nd Battalion in December 1897 until July 1901. The photo is a detail from a group in Mhow c1899.

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by Stephen Luscombe