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11th October 2001Durnford's Orders
Started by BBMcBreen
Where can I find the text of the order Durnford received from Chelmsford, supposedly written at 0200 the day of the battle? Is there a reference that ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 9th November 2001
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7th November 2001Paintings
Started by Lawrence Graystone
l am a recently retired member of the Australian Commando Regiment. ln 1996 a full sized print of Rorkes Drift depicting its' defence, was purchased b... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th November 2001
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8th September 200124th Regt of Foot
Started by Chuck Hoskinson
Does anyone know iif there is a flag for the 24th? If so, I would appreciate an electronic image. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th November 2001
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2nd November 2001Zulu chant
Started by RM
In the movie "Zulu," there is a long scene where the Zulus chant before their final assault on the station (it's the scene just before the B... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th November 2001
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2nd November 2001medal roll by d.r forsyth
Started by matthew turl
can anyone tell me where i can obtain a copy of the medal roll for the south africa medal 1879. the author was d.r forsyth. this book contains a list... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd November 2001
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31st October 2001TIME ZONES - ISANDLWANA CHRONOLOGY
Started by Mike McCabe
Can anyone confirm at what stage the modern system of time zones related to Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT) was introduced into colonial Natal. I am (pe... (click to view)
Latest Post: 31st October 2001
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29th October 2001Seeking Sgt. Joseph Windridge.
Started by Mike Burdett
My father has traced our family history back to Joseph Windridge's family in Atherstone. I am very eager to hear fromanyone who has any information a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th October 2001
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12th May 2001Robert Head
Started by George
Morris’ book, at the end of his chapter on Rorke’s Drift, has a letter written by defender Robert Head to his brother, then living in Capetown. A ver... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th October 2001
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27th October 2001seeking relatives of Edmund Otoole V.C. Ulundi 1879
Started by victoria house
I am trying to prove or disprove a family story that Sergt. Edmund OToole later Captian V.C. At Ulundi 3rd July 1879, is my ancestor. It is said t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th October 2001
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17th October 200125B/1284 Pte Charles Mason B Coy 2/24th
Started by Martin Everett
I understand that the campaign medal for Pte Mason who was at Rorke's Drift on 22/23 January 1879 is being put up for auction. Has anyone seen detail... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th October 2001
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23rd October 2001zulu dawn
Started by dave
i am trying to locate the movie "zulu dawn" ,either on vhs or dvd, does anyone have any information that will help? i would appreciate it. t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th October 2001
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18th October 2001Private William Osbourne
Started by Suzanne Skinner
I am after some help in trying to trace the family history of Private William Osbourne 1480, 2nd Battlalion, 24th Regiment. I believe he might have be... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th October 2001
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20th October 2001DVD
Started by Ian Clarke
I was just wondering if anybody knew when the DVD of ZULU was being released.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd October 2001
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12th March 2001Rorkes Drift Roll of Honour
Started by Danny Driscoll
Does anyone know of a list that names all the men who defended Rorkes Drift, if so could they attach it to this web site Many Thanks... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th October 2001
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17th October 2001Victoria Cross or other mention
Started by Rick Smith
Was there a person by the name of "Scanlon" either in the regiment or awarded a medal?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th October 2001
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15th October 2001Colour Sergeant Frank Bourne.
Started by Colin Wilks
I understand that, towards the end of his life, Colour Sergeant Bourne gave an interview to the BBC. Does any body know how I could get hold of a copy... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th October 2001
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20th September 2001Isandlwana - archaeology
Started by Lyn Purves
I believe that last year's archaeological survey of the Isandlwana battlefield shed new light on the battle. I should be grateful if anyone could giv... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th October 2001
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14th October 2001Martini Henrys
Started by peter hudson
I have plenty of these for sale ...they are adorned with silver and were much favoured by the Bedouin of Arabia....from 500 to 1000 US dollars post an... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th October 2001
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11th October 2001General
Started by BOB MORRIS
I read with interest your review of the film "Zulu Dawn". During my stay in South africa I visited both "Rorke's Drift" and &quo... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th October 2001
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6th October 2001John Chard Medal
Started by Scott Chapman
Hi all, I was searching through the internet recently and i discovered that the South African's have dedicated a medal to John Chard. I wondered if... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th October 2001
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