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3rd October 2001Zulu: The Warriors Return
Started by Peter Critchley
Don't forget, those living in the UK - Tune into Channel 5 on Tuesday 9th at 8pm for Zulu: The Warriors Return, featuring the Die Hard renactment grou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th October 2001
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23rd August 2001John "Merrriott" Chard
Started by David Merriott
Does anyone know why John Rouse Merriott Chard's third christian name is Merriott (my family name). Did he, for example, have either paternal or mater... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th October 2001
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3rd September 2001What is a good price for a Martini-Henry?
Started by Thomas
I live in the states and was looking into picking up a Martini-Henry Rifle. I was curious if any one here has any insight on to what a good price woul... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd September 2001
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8th September 2001Silver Spear Presented to J.R.M.C.
Started by Tony Chard
I am trying to establish the whereabouts of a silver assegai spear presneted to John Rouse Merriot Chard. The item was due to be sold by Spinks of Lon... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th September 2001
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16th June 2001Isandlwana Compared to Little Big Horn
Started by Stephen McDonald
Re: June 13/01 by Judy Martin It's interesting that this comparison is made as there are some common themes. Perhaps some include dividing your forc... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th September 2001
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6th September 2001what happened to Higginson?
Started by Peter Johnston
Hi, This is my post here and I wouyld like to congratulate you on your excellent site. When reading the "Melvil and Coghill" section ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th September 2001
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5th September 2001Damage to Pte Wm Jones VC's grave
Started by Martin Everett
I have received unconfirmed reports that some damage has occurred to Pte Wm Jones's grave in Philips Park Cemetery Manchester. I am told there was an... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th September 2001
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3rd September 2001Chard's relationship with Victoria.
Started by Tony Chard
Does anyone have any documented eveidence of Chard's relationship with the Queen?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th September 2001
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29th August 2001Lack of ammunition at Isandlwana?
Started by Jeff Lum
I went back to review a few accounts of Durnfordís movements during the Isandlwana battle and it appears that his position was secure up to the point ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th August 2001
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29th August 2001 John Williams Fielding's VC on ebay
Started by Thomas Watson
To start off I wanted to say that this site is great. I have been looking into the Zulu Wars ever since my father introduced me to the movie ZULU a de... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th August 2001
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27th August 2001Supply of ammunition at Rorkes Drift.
Started by Jeff Lum
A while ago my local Public Broadcasting Station did a re-examination of the battle at Islandlwana. Unfortunately, I barely caught the last 10 minutes... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th August 2001
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25th August 2001Captain Campbell at Hlobane
Started by Lyn Purves
Why was Captain Campbell not awarded a posthumous VC for his gallantry at Hlobane when posthumous awards were finally allowed in 1907? It was Campbell... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th August 2001
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21st August 2001Military intelligence during Zulu War
Started by Lyn Purves
What emphasis did the British army in the late 19th century put on good military intelligence? Given the constraints of the time, couldn't the intell... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd August 2001
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20th August 2001Computer Simulation?
Started by Bob Bennett
Does anyone know of any PC simulation games that allow the re-enactment of Isandhlwana, Rorke's Drift, Khambula, Ulundi. Just curious as I enjoy stud... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd August 2001
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16th August 2001Durnford's absence
Started by Bob Bennett
If Durnford had stayed at RD would Pulleine have been able to hold out? I believe that he extended his force too far, mainly to cover Durnford. If Pu... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st August 2001
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13th August 2001Monmouthshire
Started by Alan Critchley
I keep getting stick over the question of the Welshness of the 24th. regiment. When it was the Warwickshire regiment, it moved to Brecon in 1873. It t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th August 2001
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12th August 2001Vereker
Started by Alan Critchley
In the film 'Zulu Dawn', on which subject we will soon be putting our opinions and review on site, Lt. Vereker (played by Simon Ward), accompanies Mel... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th August 2001
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10th August 2001Capt. Wardell, 2nd Warwickshire Regt.
Started by Stephen McDonald
Captain Wardell, originally from Toronto, was in the 2nd Warwickshire Regt. and was killed at Isandhlwana. I'm interested in doing some research on h... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th August 2001
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25th July 2001Isandlwana escapee's.
Started by Michael George
Please could someone tell me how many troops (British and African), escaped the battle at Isandlwana. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th August 2001
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20th July 2001Bayonet's breaking !!!!!
Started by Michael George
Hi, I have read that at the battle's of Isandlwana, and at Rorke's Drift, troops bayonet's broke off their rifles, is this true? ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th August 2001
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