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30th September 2003Daltons Daddy
Started by Markus Featherstone
Can someone please give me the name Of Dalton's Daddy. And can someone confirm that dalton was the oldest defender there?... (click to view)
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29th September 2003Zulu Wounded
Started by Peter Weedon
I have just finished reading "The Red Soldier", Frank Emery's excellent account of the war as described in the private letters of those who ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd October 2003
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27th September 2003Transvaal Rangers and others...
Started by Neil Raaff
Hi, I've recently developed an interest in the Zulu War and related campaigns. I'm predominantly trying to find out information about units one o... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th May 2004
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25th September 2003Chard at Ulundi
Started by Steven Sass
It being documented that John Chard was at the battle of Ulundi, are there any accounts of his actions there?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th December 2003
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25th September 2003A Price
Started by George
My friend, a medal collector, recently came across a WW II Indian VC of a A Subedar, commander of a platoon in the Burmese war( a complete group ), ki... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st October 2003
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25th September 2003Film vs Reality II
Started by Ian Essex
Again, without the benefit of watching the film recently...Chard is refered to as Mr.Chard and Sir by personel at the camp? Was it ok to call an off... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st October 2003
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25th September 2003Film vs Reality - I
Started by Ian Essex
Without the benefit of refering to the books or the the soldiers own reports at this moment, I am not aware of anyone reporting an initial order to op... (click to view)
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25th September 2003Weapons at the time of Rorke's Drift
Started by Ian Essex
Any thoughts/information as to why the army at the time of Rorke's Drift was using single shot rifles? I know that repeating guns were around at the t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th September 2003
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23rd September 2003plates and badges
Started by Jim
Hi there I know the 24th had green facings on sleeves and collars, but was there also a green backing to the numbers on the helmet plate and glengarr... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th September 2003
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22nd September 2003clasps
Started by jim
Hi there, sorry to sound stupid, but do the years on the clasp of a medal denote the time that a soldier was on service in that area. eg South Afri... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th March 2004
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22nd September 2003Brecon Museum
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
I visited Brecon a couple of weeks ago, I thought I would drop a line down to thank Martin and his staff for their freindly welcome and information. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th September 2003
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22nd September 2003Naval Bde/Gingindlovu/George Warrender
Started by Peter Ewart
I was amazed today to discover from a chance look-up in the DNB that VA Sir George Warrender had served in the AZW as a midshipman. (No reason why he... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th September 2003
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21st September 2003Maps
Started by John Lewis
Can anyone tell me where I can view maps of southern Africa before and after the Zulu War of 1879. I am interested in the size of Zululand before and... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th September 2003
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20th September 2003Survivors of the battle of Hlobane
Started by Justin Young
Could anyone help me with any details of names of members of the Border horse who survived Hlobane? I'm aware of Captain Dennison and trooper Grandi... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th May 2005
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18th September 2003Martini-Henry markings
Started by David Glynne Fox
Hi All, I recently bought a Mk11 Martini Henry rifle which was upgraded from a Mk1 and dated 1874. It is in excellent condition and appparently came ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th March 2005
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18th September 2003Martini Henry's from Nepal
Started by Edward Garcia
Anyone interested in those Martini Henry’s (short and long levers) that have come to light in Nepal not long ago should take a look at the Atlanta Cut... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st September 2003
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16th September 2003Trpr. William Jordan Natal Mounted Police
Started by Julian Whybra
Can anyone help me out? Does anyone have a roll of Natal Mounted Policemen for January 1879? I'm looking for a Trooper William Jordan and his being ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th September 2003
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16th September 2003james Rorke
Started by Adrian wright
Does anybody know of any photographs or sketches of James Rorke? if his particular topic has been raised before I apologise. Adrian Wright... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th September 2003
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15th September 2003Fugitives Drift
Started by Martin Everett
A very good article by travel writer Edward Bishop appeared in Sunday Telegragh. David Rattray will be in Brecon on the evening of Friday 10 October.... (click to view)
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15th September 2003Keynsham Light Horse Website
Started by Ian Woodason
Hi all! - For the foreseeable future the URL for the Keynsham Light Horse website (links left) is changed to www.1879memorials.com - this is anticipat... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd January 2004
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