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10th October 2001Charles L Norris-Newman
Started by Keith Christie
Researching above for article in VMS Magazine. It is stated that he was an ex Imperial officer. No mention in Hart's though. Also no listing in Britis... (click to view)
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10th October 2001What Became of the Guns
Started by Peter Collins
Perhaps the fate of the guns at Isandhlwana is well documented. If so, would someone enlighten me. I had the privelege of visiting Isandhlwana, Kambu... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd June 2005
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6th October 2001John Chard Medal
Started by Scott Chapman
Hi all, I was searching through the internet recently and i discovered that the South African's have dedicated a medal to John Chard. I wondered if... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th October 2001
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5th October 2001Matabele War of 1893
Started by Stephen McDonald
Peter, this is somewhat off topic but it's an interesting campaign that took place in (then) Rhodesia. On Dec 3, 1893 a patrol of volunteers led by M... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd February 2004
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3rd October 2001Zulu: The Warriors Return
Started by Peter Critchley
Don't forget, those living in the UK - Tune into Channel 5 on Tuesday 9th at 8pm for Zulu: The Warriors Return, featuring the Die Hard renactment grou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th October 2001
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25th September 2001Making-of-Zulu show today!!
Started by Diana Blackwell
Someone told me American Movie Classics is showing "Zulu" today (9/25) at noon, with a "behind-the-scenes" show to be aired in the... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th February 2002
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20th September 2001Isandlwana - archaeology
Started by Lyn Purves
I believe that last year's archaeological survey of the Isandlwana battlefield shed new light on the battle. I should be grateful if anyone could giv... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th October 2001
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8th September 200124th Regt of Foot
Started by Chuck Hoskinson
Does anyone know iif there is a flag for the 24th? If so, I would appreciate an electronic image. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th November 2001
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8th September 2001Silver Spear Presented to J.R.M.C.
Started by Tony Chard
I am trying to establish the whereabouts of a silver assegai spear presneted to John Rouse Merriot Chard. The item was due to be sold by Spinks of Lon... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th September 2001
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6th September 2001what happened to Higginson?
Started by Peter Johnston
Hi, This is my post here and I wouyld like to congratulate you on your excellent site. When reading the "Melvil and Coghill" section ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th September 2001
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5th September 2001Damage to Pte Wm Jones VC's grave
Started by Martin Everett
I have received unconfirmed reports that some damage has occurred to Pte Wm Jones's grave in Philips Park Cemetery Manchester. I am told there was an... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th September 2001
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3rd September 2001Chard's relationship with Victoria.
Started by Tony Chard
Does anyone have any documented eveidence of Chard's relationship with the Queen?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th September 2001
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3rd September 2001What is a good price for a Martini-Henry?
Started by Thomas
I live in the states and was looking into picking up a Martini-Henry Rifle. I was curious if any one here has any insight on to what a good price woul... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd September 2001
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30th August 2001Ballad of Rorke's Drift
Started by Paul Hamner
I am a Music Librarian and have recieved an enquiry about a song called the "Ballad of Rorke's Drift". Can anyone provide details - who wro... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th August 2005
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29th August 2001Lack of ammunition at Isandlwana?
Started by Jeff Lum
I went back to review a few accounts of Durnfordís movements during the Isandlwana battle and it appears that his position was secure up to the point ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th August 2001
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29th August 2001Cave?
Started by Bob Bennett
I read somewhere that there was a cave in Isandlwana, in which a trooper had made his last stand. I know that Alan and Peter visited the site, and wa... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th December 2001
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29th August 2001 John Williams Fielding's VC on ebay
Started by Thomas Watson
To start off I wanted to say that this site is great. I have been looking into the Zulu Wars ever since my father introduced me to the movie ZULU a de... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th August 2001
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27th August 2001Supply of ammunition at Rorkes Drift.
Started by Jeff Lum
A while ago my local Public Broadcasting Station did a re-examination of the battle at Islandlwana. Unfortunately, I barely caught the last 10 minutes... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th August 2001
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25th August 2001Captain Campbell at Hlobane
Started by Lyn Purves
Why was Captain Campbell not awarded a posthumous VC for his gallantry at Hlobane when posthumous awards were finally allowed in 1907? It was Campbell... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th August 2001
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23rd August 2001John "Merrriott" Chard
Started by David Merriott
Does anyone know why John Rouse Merriott Chard's third christian name is Merriott (my family name). Did he, for example, have either paternal or mater... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th October 2001
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