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18th February 2004seeking e-mail address
Started by Julian Whybra
Can anyone supply me with a contact e-mail or address for Graham Smythe of Bedford (came to the Chatham event)? Thanks... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2004
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17th February 2004Boast's map of the graves at Isandhlwana
Started by Julian Whybra
Some time ago on this website I mentioned i had a photocopy of Boast's map showing the graves at Isandhlwana. I had around 30 e-mails asking me where... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2004
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13th February 2004Colour Sergeants
Started by Steven Etchells
Can anyone tell me why Colour Sergeants were so called? When did the rank cease to exist?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2004
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1st February 2004Isandlwana cairn markers - opinions ?
Started by sally
A recent guest to the Isandlwana battlefield would like to donate money to create something rather more suitable to the lump of yellow and black concr... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2004
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15th February 2004NEW THOUGHTS FOR THIS WEBSITE
Started by Alan Critchley
Dear All, Taking advantage of a lull in hostilities, I'm thinking of adding a couple more sections to this site which I think may be of interest. I... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th February 2004
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2nd February 2004Bugle Calls
Started by David Gardner
I've just come across an 1890 recording of a bugler from the Light Brigade sounding the charge, as it was in 1854 on a bugle from Waterloo! I've tr... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th February 2004
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17th February 2004Uniform Distinctions
Started by Barry Taylor
Excuse my ignorance, but were there any differences in the uniforms of the first and second battalions of the 24th? Cheers Barry ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2004
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15th February 2004False claims
Started by GRAHAM MASON
Can anyone tell me just how many men " claimed " to have been at Rorkes Drift on Jan 22 / 23 1879 ??? . Two i know of were Pte Comberton of ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2004
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27th January 2004King Goodwill Zwelithini demands compensation from invaders.
Started by John Young
I must say I was surprised when I read a number of reports which confirmed that His Majesty King Goodwill has demanded compensation from, as one repor... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2004
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10th August 2001Gatling guns
Started by Vaughan Birbeck
I read recently the defenders of Rorke's Drift had a couple of Gatling guns in their armoury. I know these were used elsewhere in the Zulu War but ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2004
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16th February 2004Newbie Neuville Print Question
Started by Robert Campbell
Sorry for the intrusion. I was hoping someone could assist me identifying which print I have. I purchased a print of Neuville's Defence of Rorke'... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th February 2004
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12th February 2004Proposed coach trip to Compiègne
Started by John Young
Having discussed this briefly yesterday with Alan, I am just sounding out if anyone is interested in a coach trip to Compiègne, to visit the Museum of... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th February 2004
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4th February 2004Historical accuracy and the Media
Started by Mark Hepworth
Recently a Welsh politician (Rhoddri Morgan?) visiting South Africa claimed that wounds between the Welsh and Zulus were finally being healed. If th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th February 2004
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16th January 2004Younghusband
Started by Steven Etchells
Am I the only person who finds the story of Younghusband a bit hard to believe. That the Zulus let him shake hands with his men before killing him. Ho... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th February 2004
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19th June 2001Bromhead and Chard What kind of men were they Really?
Started by Jack Fending
Hey everybody im a long time reader of this website but first time writer anyways i know all about Bromhead and Chards military life but not about who... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th February 2004
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14th February 2004TIme for a QUIZ?
Started by Peter Ewart
Anyone for a quick quiz? It shouldn't extend you too much. Provide me with a surname from each of the following clues: 1) NCO corroborated b... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th February 2004
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8th February 2004Chiswick
Started by Graham Mason
It was a great deal of sadness that the events of Jan 25th went by so quick , a large number of poeple ( some say 300+ ) turned out to be part of the ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th February 2004
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4th April 2001LOCATION OF PICTURES OF MAJOR HENRY SPALDING
Started by TONY DRAYCOTT
DOES ANYONE KNOW OF ANY WEB SITES CONTAINING PICTURES OF MAJOR HENRY SPALDING? I AM DOING A PROJECT ON THE BATTLE OF RORKE'S DRIFT AND WOULD LIKE SOME... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th February 2004
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13th February 2004Zulu casilties at Rorke's Drift
Started by Chris
How many Zulus were killed and wounded at Rorke's Drift? Or what is the opp. number I should say as im sure there is no record of Zulu casulties.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th February 2004
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11th February 2004Melville and Coghill
Started by Andrew Holliday
Could any one tell me the the true story of Lieutenant Melville and Lieutenant Coghill's attempt to save the Queens colour? Also can someone tell m... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th February 2004
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