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17th February 2004Boast's map of the graves at Isandhlwana
Started by Julian Whybra
Some time ago on this website I mentioned i had a photocopy of Boast's map showing the graves at Isandhlwana. I had around 30 e-mails asking me where... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2004
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17th February 2004Major Spalding
Started by Steven Etchells
Does anyone have any thoughts on Major Spalding's actions on the 22/23 January 1879. Turning back when he saw the Zulus at Rorke's Drift, and ignoring... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd March 2004
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17th February 2004Uniform Distinctions
Started by Barry Taylor
Excuse my ignorance, but were there any differences in the uniforms of the first and second battalions of the 24th? Cheers Barry ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2004
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16th February 2004Correction
Started by Graham Mason
Never did win a prize for spelling but have managed well up to now folks ! . Pte Roy { later Cpl } DCM was not as has been reported as being born ... (click to view)
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16th February 2004Zulu-related TV commercial
Started by Sheldon Hall
Some time last year a commercial ran on British television which, I believe, parodied ZULU and/or ZULU DAWN. I was never able to catch the ad, but wou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd July 2004
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16th February 2004Newbie Neuville Print Question
Started by Robert Campbell
Sorry for the intrusion. I was hoping someone could assist me identifying which print I have. I purchased a print of Neuville's Defence of Rorke'... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th February 2004
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15th February 2004False claims
Started by GRAHAM MASON
Can anyone tell me just how many men " claimed " to have been at Rorkes Drift on Jan 22 / 23 1879 ??? . Two i know of were Pte Comberton of ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2004
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15th February 2004NEW THOUGHTS FOR THIS WEBSITE
Started by Alan Critchley
Dear All, Taking advantage of a lull in hostilities, I'm thinking of adding a couple more sections to this site which I think may be of interest. I... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th February 2004
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14th February 2004TIme for a QUIZ?
Started by Peter Ewart
Anyone for a quick quiz? It shouldn't extend you too much. Provide me with a surname from each of the following clues: 1) NCO corroborated b... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th February 2004
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13th February 2004Zulu casilties at Rorke's Drift
Started by Chris
How many Zulus were killed and wounded at Rorke's Drift? Or what is the opp. number I should say as im sure there is no record of Zulu casulties.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th February 2004
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13th February 2004Colour Sergeants
Started by Steven Etchells
Can anyone tell me why Colour Sergeants were so called? When did the rank cease to exist?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2004
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12th February 2004Proposed coach trip to Compiègne
Started by John Young
Having discussed this briefly yesterday with Alan, I am just sounding out if anyone is interested in a coach trip to Compiègne, to visit the Museum of... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th February 2004
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12th February 2004MABIN
Started by Graham Mason
I have been fortunate enough to have a number of articles published on a man rarely mentioned in awe as the VC winners of Rorkes Drift , he ended up a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th February 2004
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11th February 2004Watches Awarded Survivors
Started by Mary
Has any one heard of watches awarded survivors by Queen Victoria. There is a story in my family that my Great Great Uncle was a survivor and awarded a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th February 2004
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11th February 2004Melville and Coghill
Started by Andrew Holliday
Could any one tell me the the true story of Lieutenant Melville and Lieutenant Coghill's attempt to save the Queens colour? Also can someone tell m... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th February 2004
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11th February 2004"Ole King" Coles age?
Started by Gary
How old was Thomas Cole 801 2-24th? I want to write a memorium to him and want to write a life span instread of killed in action. Anyone who knows ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th July 2005
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9th February 2004Chelmsford - Then and Now
Started by Ed Coan
A few Chelmsford-related questions to one and all: 1. Has there been a serious biography of Lord Chelmsford does anyone know? 2. Was Frederic Thesig... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th February 2004
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9th February 2004Other Nationalities @ RD?
Started by Simon Copley
According to your blurb on "Zulu" there were 24 men of "other nationalities" among the 24th, apart from English, Irish, Scots and ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th February 2004
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8th February 2004Chiswick
Started by Graham Mason
It was a great deal of sadness that the events of Jan 25th went by so quick , a large number of poeple ( some say 300+ ) turned out to be part of the ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th February 2004
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8th February 2004Poetry and Rorke's Drift
Started by Ray
I've seen a poem apparently written by or about Pte. Henry Hook. It begins: "That summer the crops failed. One of many failures". But I've... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th February 2004
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