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Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:05 am
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The artwork depicting the Battle of Ulundi appears in Ian Castle’s British Infantryman in South Africa 1877 - 81. The illustrations in the book are the work of Christa Hook. The book was first publi ...

Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:06 pm
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James Grant’s edited account of Zulu War appeared in ‘British Battles on Land & Sea’, published in various editions over several years. It relies on contemporary articles and publications, it is ...

Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:53 am
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Colin,

Culloden is - in my opinion - an excellent battlefield to visit. The visitors centre offers the option to follow the English or Jacobite path to the battle. Something I would like to see i ...

Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:36 am
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Tragic news.

Rest in Peace Charles.

John

Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:29 pm
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Good evening Paul,

I will see if I can find it for you.

Best wishes,

JY

Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:49 am
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Paul,

Don’t forget that Welshman who started the war against the Zulu. I have a biographical note compiled by his daughter which puts his Welsh heritage beyond doubt.

All the best,

JY

Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:24 am
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As well as Frere and Nevill Coghill, George Frederick John Hodson was another old boy of the school. There is, or was, a pair of stained glass windows to Coghill & Hodson in the chapel there.

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Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:44 am
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Stephen,

No the Hackney Empire, where they strictly enforce the “No comedians, please” policy!

Best wishes to all & stay safe.

JY

Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:05 am
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Alan,

I never specified which Empire...

JY

Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:44 pm
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Still here, defending the Empire...

JY

Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:16 pm
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Alan,

One might have thought so.

JY

Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:57 pm
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Richard,

It might be prudent if the author of the accompanying text paid a visit to the Museum. Just my opinion as there a couple of howlers contained in this paragraph alone:

The tiny British ...

Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:59 am
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Alan,

I can confirm that Robert Jones’ Victoria Cross is indeed on display in the Ashcroft Gallery at the Imperial War Museum, alongside the Victoria Cross worn by John Chard, that was formerly in ...

Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:07 am
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Colin,

Sorry I have no idea as Les left that forum.

I don’t know if he is on this forum, I believe he used be on here.

Let’s hope that your stalker doesn’t follow you here.

Best wishes,
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Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:26 pm
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Colin,

Sorry I have no idea as Les left that forum.

I don’t know if he is on this forum, I believe he used be on here.

Let’s hope that your stalker doesn’t follow you here.

Best wishes,
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