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Is this a Marine unform?

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Re: Is this a Marine unform?

Posted: 1352408535000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1352471685000
Surnames: Rawkins
Hello Jeff,

Thank you. I've re-scanned the picture and hope it is a little clearer.

Would you know what the latest date might be for wearing that uniform. I have a Samuel Rawkins, Royal Marine Pensioner... his wife died in Sep 1850 and it is believe he left the Royal Marines then to look after young children. Would that make sense re the uniform.

I have his son in 1861 (age 27) signing up with the Devonport Dock Yard. I would think he would be two young to be wearing the uniform, even though photos I have of him as an old man seem to indicate it might be him. The likeness is remarkable!

I tried to attach another photo...
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