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13th February 2002Relatives at Rorke's Drift?
Started by Lavina Porter
My husband understands that part of his family was involved in Rorke's Drift. On the film Zulu in the role call at the end one of the names mentioned ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th January 2004
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21st January 2004Rorke's Drift by Those who were There
Started by Andy Lee
Just like to post 'Congratulations' to Lee Stevenson and Alan Baynham Jones on there book 'Rorke's Drift - by Those who were There' from what I've see... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd January 2004
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16th January 2004Pennies, Shillings & Crowns
Started by patrick
It is known that the Zulus looted the British dead after their victory...we know they took the weapons and ammo, and possibly many other items that th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd January 2004
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22nd January 2004In Memoriam
Started by Simon Copley
To the brave men who died in battlel on this day 125 years ago ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd January 2004
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15th September 2003Keynsham Light Horse Website
Started by Ian Woodason
Hi all! - For the foreseeable future the URL for the Keynsham Light Horse website (links left) is changed to www.1879memorials.com - this is anticipat... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd January 2004
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21st January 2004Sgt-Maj Simeon Kambula
Started by Julian whybra
Can anyone tell me the publcation date and issue no. of the Methodist Recorder in which Rev. Owen Watkins's article appears giving Simeon Kambula's se... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st January 2004
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20th January 200424th print.
Started by l.j.knight
the memorial print of the twenty fourth regiment,i was lucky enough to purchase no 195 out of a print run of 1000, as a limited edition i expect that ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st January 2004
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19th January 2004Querys on R.D.
Started by P. F
1) In movie "Zulu" Chard refuses to let Bromhead take a detachment upon a mountaintop overlooking R.D. so Gunfire can be directed upon the... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st January 2004
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18th January 2002Who's your favourite Zulu character?
Started by Glenn Wade
Hi There everyone! I was wondering if you could just give a quick note to say who your favourite character from 'Zulu'is? Is it Schiess or Bromhead, C... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st January 2004
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19th January 2004Pvts R. Tounge & C. Woods graves
Started by P.F
Graves of both these Privates who were at Rorks Drift are to be marked (Ruddington Cemetery Nottinghamshire). See BBC News Article "Recognition... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th January 2004
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16th January 2004Zulu Dawn DVD
Started by George Smith
The re-issue of the Zulu Dawn DVD is worse than the original,if that's possible. It says on the box Aspect Ratio 16x9. Only the titles it then zooms ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th January 2004
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19th January 2004Of Interest -Isandlwana
Started by P.F
Of Interest-years ago I read a book that had a account of battle of Isandlwana. The author Claimed that years later he was walking on the battle wit... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th January 2004
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16th January 2004Ardendorff
Started by Steven Etchells
In his book 'The Washing of The Spears' Donald Morris accuses Ardendorff of cowardice,and even claims he wasn't at Rorkes Drift. Yet, Chard's account ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th January 2004
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23rd December 2003A Christmas Quiz - mainly 24th
Started by Martin Everett
Just in case you have a spare moment over the festive period: 1. Which Master Tailor of the 24th bought his own father’s Victoria Cross ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th January 2004
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8th April 2003Similarities? Little Bighorn and Isandlawana
Started by David Bell
I was just thinking about Isandlawana and Little Bighorn and noted some similarities. Please correct me if I get anything wrong (including dates and s... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th January 2004
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16th January 2004Rorke's Drift - By Those Who Were There
Started by Lee Stevenson
After a very, very long delay at the printers we are pleased to be able to report that we have just received the first copies of the book this morning... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th January 2004
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14th January 2004An Irishman in Africa
Started by Charles Osborne
My grandfather was William McRobert(s) of County Down, Ireland. Family information suggests that a brother of William, first name unknown, joined the ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th January 2004
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15th January 2004Photos
Started by Robert
ulu", but the pictures are poor. One shows RD, circa 1940, shot from a plane at about 20 miles! Not very informative. Are pictures available any... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th January 2004
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12th January 2004Buying a Martini henry
Started by John Dawes
Can anyone offer any information on Atlanta Cutlery? I want to buy a Martini Henry rifle but don't have an email address for them. Thanks. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th January 2004
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14th October 2003Enlisting under a false name
Started by Adrian Wright
What, if any, was the punishment for a soldier if it was discovered whilst on campaign that he had enlisted under a false name?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th January 2004
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