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25th October 2002New Osprey Book 'Isandlwana'
Started by Glenn Wade
Has anyone bought the new Osprey Book by Ian Knight? What are the plates like? Is it new reading? Glenn... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th October 2002
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24th October 20022/24th surgeon
Started by glynne
i've just obtained a medical document titled "medical examination of recruits and re-engaged men" dated 1880 and forwarded to a surgeon of ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th October 2002
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23rd October 2002Pte Hook's age
Started by Bryn Holloway
I see that Henry Hook is described here as having been born in 1850 and joined the Army at the age of 26. However, the 1901 census list him as then a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st November 2002
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23rd October 2002men of Harlech
Started by Cliff Watkins
I represent the Beckenham Heritage Group. We are staging a "Beckenham's Famous" Jubilee Year concert on Nov 9th 2002. Prompted by the film ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd October 2002
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22nd October 2002Sgt Bourne
Started by Robert
Why did Sgt Bourne decline a VC? I have read that he did so because he was in need of money. But, did'nt the VC mean an annual stipend?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th October 2002
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22nd October 200224th Reg Drum Symbols/Patterns?
Started by Glenn Wade
Hi! Does anyone know what patterns/designs were on the drums of the 24th regiment please? Any info would be greatly appreciated! Glenn... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd October 2002
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22nd October 2002chards vc
Started by john
i know who has chards vc. it is one of his decendants.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th December 2002
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21st October 2002Natal Carbineers
Started by dylan
Could anyone provide me with a description of the uniforms the Natal Carbineers wore at Isandhlwana? I also wanted to make sure: the Carbineers were ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th December 2002
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18th October 200280TH (South Staffordshire)
Started by Michael George
Hi There, I live in Stafford in the West Midlands, our Regement was in the Zulu War, could anyone tell me where I can find some info on the 80TH in th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st October 2002
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18th October 2002Height of Defenders
Started by Steve Tiplady
I am part way through Adrian Greaves marvellous book and I am struck by the height of the defenders. Many are quoted as being just over five foot tall... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th October 2002
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18th October 2002Durnford's grave
Started by Alan Critchley
I am pleased that Rorkesdriftvc.com, in cooperation with Peter Quantrill and Ron Lock, have restored the grave of Colonel Durnford in Pietermaritzburg... (click to view)
Latest Post: 31st May 2005
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16th October 2002After Rorke' Drift...
Started by Ian Essex
Having recently read Adrian Greaves book: Rorke's Drift, I was struck by the large proportion of defenders who were invalided out of the army. Did the... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th October 2002
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16th October 2002Hospital Occupants
Started by Ian Essex
Does anyone know of a 'definite' list of ALL persons in the hospital at the time of the Zulu attack? Or...considering this website...does anyone have... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th October 2002
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15th October 2002Zulu remake?
Started by Alex Rossiter
Having just typed "zulu remake" in yahoo i found a site that claims theres a zulu remake in development does anyone have any more info on t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th November 2002
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15th October 2002visit to South Africa
Started by Chuck Hoskinson
I recently returned from what has become my annual pilgramage to South Africa. The centerpiece of my trip was the "History in Action" celeb... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th October 2002
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15th October 2002Gatling Gun.
Started by Michael George
Hi There, I know that there was not a Gatling Gun at Isandlwana, why is this. Seening as the camp was large, why didn't they have one or more? Tha... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th October 2002
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15th October 2002Were they really there?
Started by Patrick Thomas
I notice that the Bourne roll of 1910, includes the names of several men who do not appear on the Chard roll of 1879, and vice versa. Which of the... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd October 2002
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14th October 2002"Zulu War Experience" weekend, Cliffe, Kent.
Started by John Young
I just want to put on record that I was honoured to have had the chance to have taken part in the past weekend's activities. Never before, to my kn... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th October 2002
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11th October 2002forthcoming DVD ZULU 11.99
Started by paul
see www.play.com( includes delivery)... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th October 2002
2
10th October 2002One on One.
Started by TREVOR
If you put two combatants of the Zulu War up against each other. (One Redcoat. One Zulu Warrior.) Both the same age, build. and in their best physical... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th October 2002
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