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4th June 2001Medals worn
Started by Glynn Williams
I was wondering if any one can confirm if Colour SGT Bourne is wearing the 1902 Coronation medal in the movie Zulu. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th June 2001
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23rd April 2001Men of Harlech
Started by James Wilson
I found this web site with the lyrics of several diffent versions of "Men of Harlech" including the one used in the movie "Zulu" ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st June 2001
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23rd May 2001Sgt Robert Maxfield
Started by Trevor Maxfield
Looking for information on Sgt Robert Maxfield... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th May 2001
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30th April 2001ROBERT ALEXANDER SMYTHE
Started by ANDY LEE
Whilst doing some VC research work in Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool I came across a headstone to Robert Alexander Smythe. The headstone read " Robe... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th May 2001
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18th May 2001Defenders of Rorke's Drift - Grave Locations
Started by andy lee
The Noble 24 lists many grave locations of Officers and Privates who were at the defence of Rorke's Drift. Does anyone out there have any further deta... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th May 2001
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23rd February 2001Adendorff, where are you?
Started by Frank Muscal
Roll call list Lt. Adendorff as well as Chard's report on the battle. Another source has Adendorff 'decamping' (with Chard not noticing) and was lat... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th May 2001
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9th May 2001Rorke's Drift name
Started by Alan Spencer
A simple one, hopefully. A history newsgroup is asking the source of the name 'Rorke'. Presumably a settler who set up by the drift? Any real detai... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th May 2001
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12th April 2001Spike Milligans Great Grandfather?
Started by Richard Howes
I heard something somewhere (vague or what...)about a rumour concerning Spike Milligans Great Grandfather being a survivor of Isandhlwana- any truth i... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th May 2001
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30th March 2001A 60 man Welsh Male Voice Choir singing concurrent with the movie - what do you think?
Started by Malcolm Hamilton
We are an Australian Welsh Male Voice Choir and plan to stage a Concert con current with the ZULU movie. The concept is we would sing lullabies and hy... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th May 2001
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30th April 2001Artifacts?
Started by Brian
I would like to know where I could find artifacts of any kind for sale, from the Zulu War era? If anyone could help me I would greatly appreciate is. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st May 2001
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25th April 2001Was he there?
Started by Norman Saul
David Saul enlisted at Hamilton on 15 Jan 1877 age 21 years and discharged on 8 Jan 1889 was rumoured to have been at Rorkes Drift. How can I find ou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th April 2001
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9th April 2001Zulu "Mausers"
Started by Rob Glennen
Has anyone ever noticed when watching Zulu, the lads in two ranks firing , not all have Martini Henry rifles . You can see the bolt action of Mausers ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th April 2001
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12th April 2001London Blue Plaque to Frank Bourne
Started by Martin Everett
You will notice from the events page on this site that a blue plaque was unveiled to CSgt Frank Bourne at No. 16 Kings Hall Road, Beckenham where he l... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2001
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2nd March 2001Assegai
Started by Alan Critchley
There has been much comparison to 'Zulu' in the use of chants, shield beating, music and stabbing spears used in the film 'Gladiator'. I saw a letter... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th April 2001
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21st March 2001Charge of the Water Brigade
Started by Frank Muscal
Any definitive account on who lead charge to haul in water cart? Some have Chard, others Bromhead. I didn't notice any notes in Chard's or Hook's ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th April 2001
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31st March 2001cast copy
Started by richard
is it true that stanly baker acquired chards medel that was offerd for sale at a london auction house in 1972 and he paid 2,700 for and it was a &quo... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd April 2001
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28th March 2001 Zulu Wars
Started by Richard Green
Just wondering if anyone had seen the press narrative called Zulu Wars narrated by John Hurt. It's only shipped on VHS format and has two tapes.If any... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd April 2001
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31st March 2001surgeons kit
Started by richard
just been on a web site now and they say that surgeon reynolds medi kit is up for sale it may fetch as mutch as 22,000 . is naybody now anything abou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st April 2001
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15th March 2001"Field Punishment"?
Started by Diana Blackwell
Does anybody know what "field punishment" would have consisted of in 1979?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th March 2001
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3rd March 2001Campaign Medals awarded to Rorke's Drift defenders
Started by Lee Stevenson
I would be interested to know the current locations of the South African Campaign Medals 1877-8-9, awarded to the Rorke's Drift men. Ideally in the fo... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd March 2001
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