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Fri Apr 01, 2022 8:29 am
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Timothy, unfortunately Colin, who raised the topic, has left our forum. He knows as much about Durnford as anyone.

Sat Feb 12, 2022 9:15 am
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Many participants listed here have burial details and locations. Those in the 24th. Regt. are listed in 'The Noble 24th.' by Norman Holmes.

Sun Jan 23, 2022 9:17 am
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Some additional items.

https://youtu.be/XXZSJJq8Xw8

https://youtu.be/W9GTk7xbOs0

https://youtu.be/ndDLeS9rVpc

https://youtu.be/iEBWJRKOmy0

https://youtu.be/-cnExoI4xPE

https://youtu. ...

Sat Nov 06, 2021 5:01 pm
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Damian

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Durnford-1879-Isandlwana-Chatham-Colonel/dp/1796005355

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Durnford-1879-Chatham-Isandlwana-Mysteries/dp/1796005584

One of each in stock, ...

Sun Aug 29, 2021 8:13 am
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Richard,
that seems like a good deal of information, and worth the 16 years since the topic began.

Alan

Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:46 pm
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All the best Colin. It's been very interesting having you on the forum. I wish you luck on the other
subjects and other places. Thanks for your major contributions to the various topics. I can't of ...

Thu Aug 05, 2021 10:37 am
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Colin.

are you planning to come back with a new iPad? If not, would it cause you a problem to remain
but not post items? Mind you, without your posts there's not much incentive to return.

Let ...

Wed Aug 04, 2021 8:24 am
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My understanding has always been that there were doubtless others who would deserve recognition
for their actions at Isandhlwana but the lack of witnesses and confirmation could not substantiate
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Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:00 pm
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It's almost photographic which is the reason that a question may be asked that it's not his normal artist style.

I think it's probably a very accurate rendition of what happened, although wasn't th ...

Tue May 25, 2021 8:13 am
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It's like everything else these days. People judge events in different eras by their own views which were formed from their upbringing and accounts available.

When reviewing or judging any historic ...

Tue May 18, 2021 11:59 am
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Agreed, I admire Simon's work a great deal. I have his RD version on the wall.

Simon's website: http://sasmithart.co.uk/

Tue May 18, 2021 8:28 am
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We have to bear in mind that there is no authenticated image of him, apart from his uniform.

Incidentally, is that a MH rifle pointing at him from the other side of the barricade?

Sun May 02, 2021 8:22 am
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Looks good Colin. So does the picture.

Appropriately, it's 'stretcher bond'.

Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:12 pm
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Wasn't Durnford's a column on its own, No.2 It was the only column completely routed at Isandhlwana,
or anywhere else. Perhaps the reason for the headline?

Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:57 pm
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It is suspicious that there is no name credited.
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