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Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:34 pm
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Phew - I'm pleased (and relieved) that you like the book, Robert.
Regards, Ken

Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:31 pm
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John, you are welcome to give me a call on your arrival in Durban. New road networks or upgrades have made locating many of the sites of the amakhanda a little challenging, but if I'm at home during y ...

Sat Jan 23, 2016 6:45 am
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Good morning everyone.
I have just been informed by fellow SAMHS member Rob Suberg that Andy May drowned in the Msunduzi River in Pietermaritzburg on the 21st January 2016.
Details are a bit sketchy ...

Tue Nov 24, 2015 5:17 am
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Good morning. I have been matching the Crealock water colours with photographs for over three years and have made several power point presentations with them. 30 Degrees South asked if they could publ ...

Sun Jul 19, 2015 7:43 pm
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It is important to realise that in 1879 there was little if any irrigation taking place upstream of Rorke's Drift - unlike nowadays where there is a considerable amount of water being drawn off.
Acc ...

Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:00 pm
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Good evening fellow members of the Forum. I have been advised by 30 Degrees South that the first consignment will be route to the UK and USA shortly. Thanks for being so patient! Regards, Ken

Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:12 am
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I'm sure Robin will respond but no - Middle Drift is downstream of Jameson's Drift, which is on the road between Kranskop and Qhudeni (which in turn takes you along the high ground the Phindo, scene o ...

Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:26 pm
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Coll, definitely not that I'm aware of. Izabel could probably assist in direct contact, otherwise drop me a mail and I'll put the suggestion to the commanding officer. Ken

Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:47 pm
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There will definitely be no problem with or objection to placing a wreath on Col Durnford's grave. You may wish to make it even more moving and ask a member of the Natal Carbineers to do the honours o ...

Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:39 pm
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By the way, there is a code for the lock that you can obtain at the gate.
Regards, Ken

Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:56 pm
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Mel - I've just just zoomed onto the site again, using those co-ordinates. The bottom of the pin is on the grave! I've just e-mailed you the image. Regards, Ken

Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:16 pm
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It depends on the main road that you are referring to. These are all secondary roads in this area, although the road from Kranskop to the Eshowe / Nkandla road is being tarred. Is that the main road y ...

Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:51 pm
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Good evening everyone. My co-ordinates are spot on. The grave is situated in the grove of trees to the left of the road, where it curves to the left. The white building that some of you refer to is th ...

Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:43 am
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Good morning.
Several members of the Forum have contacted me and asked if they can contribute towards the restoration of the Memorial. Amafa / Heritage KwaZulu-Natal have indicated that they would ap ...

Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:34 am
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Peter, the metal railings would be stolen as the erection team's vehicle drove away...
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