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20th April 2004William Seymour, 80th Foot, kia Isandlwana
Started by Peter Ewart
Some people have all the luck, don't they? Helping a friend and neighbour sort out his family tree, I latched on to two or three who appear to have... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th April 2004
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20th April 2004Zulu War radio programme
Started by Jameds Garland
On Monday the 26th April 2004 at 8 p.m. on BBC radio 4 there is going to be a discussion in the "What if" series This week the subject will ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th April 2004
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19th April 2004Black As Hell, Thick as Grass/David Kernan
Started by Marc Jung
Hi, again, sorry to be Mr Repetitive, but does anyone have any further info on the excellent Kenneth Griffith documentary (yet)? And it was David Kern... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th April 2004
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18th April 2004Orders to invade Natal?
Started by Ed Coan
I've always understood that the Zulus who crossed into Natal to attack Rorke's Drift were disobeying Cetshwayo's orders - and were subsequently ridicu... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th April 2004
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18th April 2004Pte Ashley Goatham, 1/24 (kia Isandlwana)
Started by Peter Ewart
Meant to mention this a month ago and I've no doubt some of you are already aware but I haven't seen it mentioned on this forum, so just in case anyon... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2004
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17th April 2004Zulu War documents
Started by Dave K
Does anybody know where I could get a copy (on-line or otherwise) of Lieutenant Horace Smith-Dorrien's letter to his father after the battle of Isand... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2004
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17th April 2004Cleaning a Martini Henry
Started by James Garland
I have just bought a Martini Henry Mk2 and it is covered in an oily/waxy substance. I believe it originated from atlanta Cutlery consignments from Ne... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st April 2004
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17th April 2004Rorke's Drift - Diorama for auction
Started by Martin Everett
I understand Spink & Son in London are auctioning a fine diorama of Rorke's Drift on 30 April 2004 - estimated price 2500-3,000. Sorry I do not... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd April 2004
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15th April 2004Anyone heard of the Kennedys?
Started by Sheldon Hall
Reading through John Prebble's personal files, which includes correspondence from people writing in response to the original release of ZULU, I came a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th April 2004
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15th April 2004Shield Preservation
Started by Peter Weedon
I bought a contemporary cow hide Zulu shield from the Rorke's/Fugitives' Drift area a little over 2 years ago. It was bought from one of the villages... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st April 2004
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14th April 2004Lumley
Started by Graham Mason
Currently i am investigating the family tree of Trooper Lumley of the Carbineers who fell at Isandlwana . I have been sent a picture which indicates o... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th April 2004
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14th April 2004how odd!
Started by sarah
hi everybody i have not long recently found out that captain henry hook is a relative of mine, my husband told me about rorkes drift and the VC that ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th April 2004
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14th April 2004X marks the spot
Started by Peter Ewart
Greetings this morning to all our RSA contributors - all eyes are on you today, especially in KZN! Formidable problems may abound but I am convinced ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th April 2004
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14th April 2004Revd. Charles Chard picture
Started by Frank Muscal
http://www.weavo.co.uk/hatch/revd.htm Above website shows Revd. Chard waiting for his brother returning home. I can't read top line. It looks like ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th April 2004
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13th April 2004Fuse setting on N5 guns
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
Can any of our artillery specialists enlighten us to how the fuses were set on the artillery shells. Also the loading proceedure. I noticed at the ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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13th April 2004Hi-jacking history.
Started by James Garland
I've just discovered that Hollywood are making a film about the Battle of Britain and according to the press the "Huge" contribution the Am... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th April 2004
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12th April 2004Any other CF/MOD members on the board?
Started by Pte. David McColl
Are there any other Canadian Forces members on this board or any members of the British Military? Particularly the South Wales Regiment? I have a frie... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th June 2004
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12th April 2004Looking for help
Started by Andy Ward
I am trying to trace a Walter Reed who am led to believe may have been at Rorkes drift . Could anyone help ?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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11th April 2004The Scent of Violets
Started by Ron Lock
I thought you all might enjoy this gem of fiction purporting to be fact. It was reprinted in the Reader’s Digest from “Phantom Sol... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th April 2004
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11th April 2004Documentation by Lord Chelmsford.
Started by Pte. David McColl
One of my corporals and several others who have an interest in the Zulu war (particularly the battle at Ishandlwana and Rorke's Drift) have been searc... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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