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Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:26 pm
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Here are a couple of photos that might help. Both taken by Frank Allewell and his copyright.
https://i.imgur.com/WTXmfVu.png
https://i.imgur.com/fB7rSTX.png

Steve

Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:28 pm
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We are indeed now on the same page! The sketch plan shown is one of three showing different stages of the defence of RD that accompanied the report to Queen Victoria (it is now in the Royal Archives). ...

Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:32 pm
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The wall that had the two wagons placed in it is the wall that faced South. It faces the Oskarberg from which the initial attack came. It joins the Hospital building in the West and the Commissariat S ...

Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:53 pm
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Ian Knight's "Zulu War Then and Now" page 77.
Steve

Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:25 pm
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The medal is being sold by a descendant according to the report, so who is to say that an improved memorial might not result from the handsome sum they will receive. The biography of Joseph Bromwich i ...

Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:32 pm
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I think the answer is that the only elements of the Rocket Battery who were not mounted were the Native Contingent escorts. All the rest, including the 24th men seconded to the RB, were on horses and ...

Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:14 pm
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Samuel Wassall's marriage certificate to Rebecca Round gives his father as Thomas Wassall a Wireworker.

The 1871 census shows him living with his father Thomas (a widower) and brother at 21 Ayres Y ...

Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:44 pm
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Alan

Nearly.

Yodaspeak, the hang of your getting.

The Thread, off topic it has become.

Steve

Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:34 pm
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A film as great as Zulu it is. Alec Guinness a great actor he was. Deprive yourselves any longer you should not.

May the Force be with you.

Steve

Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:33 pm
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How about this little lot in Nottingham - courtesy Google Maps.

http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p744/Rusteze/Screenshot2014-02-11at182805_zpsb014a47c.png

http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/ ...

Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:02 am
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Not entirely absent! Here's a copy of a Caton Woodville in my collection from the ILN of July 1879. "On the Road to Ulundi."
Holly Leaves was another weekly illustrated journal which I have ...

Fri Sep 27, 2013 3:52 pm
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There are a couple of copies of the 87 edition on ABE.

http://i1349.photobucket.com/albums/p744/Rusteze/Screenshot2013-09-27at164713_zps49a6308f.png

Steve

Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:17 pm
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There are some excellent discussions on this forum, but also some awful tosh. Perhaps Coll could have been clearer about the film he was referring to, but the focus on his use of "outwith" i ...

Tue Mar 12, 2013 5:00 pm
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TWOTS is undoubtedly still a jolly good read. My copy is ex MOD (Central and Army) Library, Old War Office Building, Whitehall. Their accession date stamp is 6 June 1966, so they had it new from first ...

Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:14 am
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Absolutely right about the smells that linger in old books and waft around you as you turn the pages. Wonderful.

Some time ago I mentioned my good fortune in acquiring Henry Hook's copies of Moodie ...
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