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26th April 2005Cartridge case for sale.
Started by Trevor
Just had a look on ebay. Some blokes selling a rusty bashed up cartridge case from a Martini Henry. Get this! He says its from the battle of Isandlwa... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th July 2005
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15th May 2005Photographs of Durnford's horse Chieftain ?
Started by Coll
Are there any such images available of Chieftain, before or after Isandlwana ? Coll... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th July 2005
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4th July 2005The Victoria Cross, By Whom it Was Won, From its origin to the conclusion of was in Zululand, South
Started by Andy Lee
Taken from the Victoria Cross website, does anyone know anymore. We have come across a copy of this book. It contains 5 different books. Knollys... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th July 2005
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3rd July 2005Son of Pte. J. Williams (Fielding), VC
Started by Nick Thornicroft
Did the son of Pte. Williams (Fielding), VC, enlist into the SWB as "Williams" or "Fielding"? I know he fell in action during the... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th July 2005
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30th June 2005ANDREWS at Isandlwana
Started by Mark Walters
My g grand uncle, Lt. George ANDREWS of 1st Co. Natal Native Pioneers, I believe was at Isandlawana and was ordered with Edwards to warn the Drift by ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th July 2005
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1st July 2005200th Anniversary of Isandlwana / Rorke's Drift ?
Started by Coll
After watching the fantastic fireworks display and seeing the tall ships in celebration of the victory at Trafalgar, I wondered about what sort of cel... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd July 2005
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26th June 2005Your Top Ten A.Z.W.Books.
Started by L.J.Knight
Iwould be very interested in your own personal favorites!. in my list i have (to spare thier blushes) excluded all authors who frequent this site,im n... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd July 2005
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6th May 2005Col Pulleine's experience
Started by Rob D
Are there any detailed service records available for Col Pulleine? I'm asking because a number of accounts suggest that his lack of command experi... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd July 2005
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2nd September 2003Durnford's Children
Started by Sally
Col Anthony Durnford had three children - two boys and a girl. Have always believed that the two eldest children died before the Anglo Zulu War, and... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd July 2005
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19th February 2004Bromhead's ancestors
Started by Phil Read
In ‘Zulu’, an exchange takes place between Bromhead and Chard, during which Bromhead says ‘....you know my father was at Waterloo’ and ‘....my great-g... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd July 2005
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18th June 2005Guns and Rockets
Started by Mike McCabe
I have just been taken on a wild goose chase by my browser, and merrily contributed to a piece on the guns at Isandlwana which I now see was dated 200... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st July 2005
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16th May 2005Col. Francis Younghusband - Related to Reginald ?
Started by Coll
Earlier today one of my family watched a programme about antiques, when a sword belonging to one of the men who accompanied Younghusband to Tibet appe... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st July 2005
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8th May 2005A few martini myths now dispelled.
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
Over the last few months I have "bitten the bullet" so to speak and joined a club to shoot my Martini henry , and, I must say a few of the &... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th June 2005
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24th June 2005South African Adventure - ' Swartkop Challenge '
Started by Coll
While looking through an evening newspaper last night, I found this interesting article, although more to do with the Boer War. A group of soldiers... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th June 2005
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24th June 2005Rorke's Drift - Artillery
Started by Bob C
The garrison list for Rorke's Drift lists several artillery men as present there when the battle took place. But there does not seem to be any use of ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th June 2005
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14th June 2005FAMILY TREE - HENRY ALFRED STARKEY
Started by MICHELLE ATKINSON
i KNOW HE WAS STATIONED THERE IN 1901, BUT CAN ANYONE TELL ME HOW TO FIND OUT WHY, WAS HE INJURED ETC. ALSO HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT REGIMENT HE WAS IN... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th June 2005
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3rd June 2003written order to Cavaye?
Started by Mark Nichipor
In Edmund Yorke's book "Rorke's Drift 1879: Anatomy of an epic Zulu War Siege" the author references a recently discovered letter from Pulle... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th June 2005
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24th June 2005The Buffalo Horn at Isandlwana?
Started by Trevor
Don't understand the concern about where the forward firing line was at Isandlwana. Wouldn't have thought it would have anything to do with the outcom... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th June 2005
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15th June 2005It would take pride of place...
Started by Neil Raaff
Hi All, Don't know whether this has been raised on the forum yet but here goes anyway. Take a look at the following URL. Forthcoming on DNW auc... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th June 2005
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23rd June 2005isandlwana casualty list
Started by mike
does anyone know if there is a definitive list of the British troops who died at Isandlwana?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd June 2005
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