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11th March 2003Question for John Young
Started by Keith C
Regarding Charles L. Norris Newman. Do you know anything of him other than that which is contained in the 3 books he wrote between 1880 and 1896? ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th March 2003
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11th March 2003Civil Surgeon
Started by Alan Morton
Was recently doing some research on George Henry Kenneth McDonald O,callaghan civil surgeon. Army medical dept. Managed to find his grave, but d... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th March 2003
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11th March 2003Most Decorated
Started by Edward Garcia
Of all the defenders of the Drift who was the most highly decorated? Not just in gallantry awards like the VC but also campaign medals? I guess in oth... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th March 2003
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8th March 2003Sergeant Windridge
Started by Tom Aitken
Does anybody have any information on the life and career of Sgt. Windridge (portrayed by Joe Powell in the movie)? The movie leads one to believew th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th February 2004
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7th March 2003adendorff
Started by L.J.Knight
does anybody out there know the definitive!.. answer to this question." was Lieutenant James Ardendorff the only man to have fought at both Isan... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th May 2003
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6th March 2003british actors from `zulu` used as propaganda for SA government
Started by jay
in order to be able to film `zulu` in South Africa, the british actors and crew had to co-operate with the SA Government. A propaganda film was made s... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th March 2003
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6th March 2003Colonial volunteers in Wood's flying column
Started by Justin Young
I'm wanting to find out information on the volunteer units that served with woods flying column, such as Transval Rangers, FLH, Border Horse etc. Cou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th March 2003
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5th March 2003Captain Bradstreet, Newcastle Mounted Rifles
Started by Peter Ewart
I wonder if someone can shed some light on the following for me, please? Does anyone know anything about the life and/or origins of Capt Bradstreet... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th March 2003
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5th March 2003"Zulu" to be remade?
Started by Natalija Mohovika
There is a distinct possibility that Steven Soderbergh will remake "Zulu" with George Clooney taking the role of Chard. The idea was mooted ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th March 2003
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3rd March 2003missionarys
Started by pam tweedie
I have for some time been trying to trace two relatives who went out to Zululand to become missionarys,they were Rev Joel Jackson &Joel Barlow if ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th March 2003
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2nd March 2003Mr Keith Perks
Started by Peter Critchley
Hi there, Mo Jones, of the 1879 Group, today informed me that Mr Keith Perks of 'The Thin Red Line' died suddenly at his shop yesterday afternoon. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th March 2003
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2nd March 2003Peter and Alan away
Started by Peter Critchley
Hi there, Just a little note to let you all know that Alan is currently away for 3 weeks in South Africa, and I will be away from Thursday 6th thro... (click to view)
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2nd March 2003Tunics v Undress Frocks
Started by Carl Daeche
There seems to be confusion. I am researching the tunics worn during the Zulu War, in particular Rorkes Drift. Can someone tell me whether the other... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd March 2003
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1st March 2003Movie "Zulu"
Started by W.R. Dowling
I have seen the movie "Zulu" several times and every time I watch it I come away even more impressed with the courage and determination of ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th March 2003
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27th February 2003Hamilton-Brown
Started by Steve Moore
Hi, Just finished "A lost Legionary in South Africa". Any one know what he ended up doing and where he is buried? Thanks, Steve... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th March 2003
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26th February 2003DUM DUM ROUND
Started by Clive Dickens
While we where touring the Zulu battlefields while in South Africa last October we where at the Khambula battle site and one of our party found what a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th February 2004
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25th February 2003Colonel Pulleine
Started by Andrew bush
Does anyone know the circumstances and area in which Pulleine was killed in all the books I have read there is very little detail on his death compare... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st March 2003
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24th February 2003Making of Zulu
Started by David Glynne Fox
I just thought you may be interested to hear of a monochrome 16mm film concerning the making of "Zulu." This film had its first public showi... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th March 2003
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23rd February 2003[email protected]
Started by Tony
On my last trip to SA I spent a few weeks in Isandhlwana and visited the cave at Isandhlwana as mentioned in Alan Critchley's story. I have since ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th March 2003
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22nd February 2003toilets
Started by Arthur Bainbridge
In thre film Zulu Hooky goes to the latrine,what were the latrine like were they toilets like we know or a toilet seat over a pit.What type of toilet... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th February 2003
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