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4th June 2001Rork's Drift and the Alamo
Started by Sandy Ghosh
I see a close military correlation between Rorke's Drift and the battle of the Alamo which occurred in Texas,U.S.A. in 1836.At the Alamo there were ab... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th June 2001
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30th May 2001GRAVE LOCATIONS - WITTON CEMETERY
Started by andy lee
I would like to visit the un marked graves of Joseph Windridge and Robert Cole at Witton Cemetery, Birmingham does anyone have the grave plot numbers ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th June 2004
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24th May 2001Pip
Started by Alan Critchley
When I visited Rorke's Drift last year, the guide suggested that there was a dog present at the defence. This seams to be confirmed by other accounts ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th June 2003
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23rd May 2001'Shaka Zulu'
Started by Alan Bartlett
Hi, I was wondering if anyone out there would be so kind as to tell me if there is a video available of the t.v. series 'Shaka Zulu'? I would also... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st January 2002
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23rd May 2001Sgt Robert Maxfield
Started by Trevor Maxfield
Looking for information on Sgt Robert Maxfield... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th May 2001
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18th May 2001Defenders of Rorke's Drift - Grave Locations
Started by andy lee
The Noble 24 lists many grave locations of Officers and Privates who were at the defence of Rorke's Drift. Does anyone out there have any further deta... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th May 2001
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12th May 2001Robert Head
Started by George
Morris’ book, at the end of his chapter on Rorke’s Drift, has a letter written by defender Robert Head to his brother, then living in Capetown. A ver... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th October 2001
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9th May 2001Rorke's Drift name
Started by Alan Spencer
A simple one, hopefully. A history newsgroup is asking the source of the name 'Rorke'. Presumably a settler who set up by the drift? Any real detai... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th May 2001
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30th April 2001ROBERT ALEXANDER SMYTHE
Started by ANDY LEE
Whilst doing some VC research work in Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool I came across a headstone to Robert Alexander Smythe. The headstone read " Robe... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th May 2001
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30th April 2001Artifacts?
Started by Brian
I would like to know where I could find artifacts of any kind for sale, from the Zulu War era? If anyone could help me I would greatly appreciate is. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st May 2001
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25th April 2001Was he there?
Started by Norman Saul
David Saul enlisted at Hamilton on 15 Jan 1877 age 21 years and discharged on 8 Jan 1889 was rumoured to have been at Rorkes Drift. How can I find ou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th April 2001
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24th April 2001Another Rorkes Drift Witness, and Link
Started by Richard Howes
To anybody who may be interested- Found this link to Swedish land surveyor August Hammar (1856-1931)- apparently a witness to the Battle of Rorkes Dr... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th April 2004
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23rd April 2001Men of Harlech
Started by James Wilson
I found this web site with the lyrics of several diffent versions of "Men of Harlech" including the one used in the movie "Zulu" ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st June 2001
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15th April 2001Radio Play
Started by RATS
I'm making a radio play which will attempt to document certain aspects of the Anglo-Zulu war. Could anyone suggest any fictional works on the war (O... (click to view)
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12th April 2001London Blue Plaque to Frank Bourne
Started by Martin Everett
You will notice from the events page on this site that a blue plaque was unveiled to CSgt Frank Bourne at No. 16 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham where he l... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2001
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12th April 2001Spike Milligans Great Grandfather?
Started by Richard Howes
I heard something somewhere (vague or what...)about a rumour concerning Spike Milligans Great Grandfather being a survivor of Isandhlwana- any truth i... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th May 2001
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9th April 2001Zulu "Mausers"
Started by Rob Glennen
Has anyone ever noticed when watching Zulu, the lads in two ranks firing , not all have Martini Henry rifles . You can see the bolt action of Mausers ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th April 2001
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9th April 2001is this right
Started by richard
the cast copy of the vc that stanly baker acquired in 1964 was in fact subjected to a xray fluorescence process at the royle armouries at leeds where ... (click to view)
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4th April 2001LOCATION OF PICTURES OF MAJOR HENRY SPALDING
Started by TONY DRAYCOTT
DOES ANYONE KNOW OF ANY WEB SITES CONTAINING PICTURES OF MAJOR HENRY SPALDING? I AM DOING A PROJECT ON THE BATTLE OF RORKE'S DRIFT AND WOULD LIKE SOME... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th February 2004
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31st March 2001cast copy
Started by richard
is it true that stanly baker acquired chards medel that was offerd for sale at a london auction house in 1972 and he paid £2,700 for and it was a &quo... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd April 2001
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