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|30th January 2005||Photographs of Cheif Sandile's funeral|
By Glenn Wade
Could anyone please inform me as to if photographs exist of the funeral of Cheif Sandile of the Xhosa and if any members 2/24th acted as pole bearers or were present as a guard of honour.
|30th January 2005||John Young|
All I've ever seen have been engravings - one springs to mind, where some Mfengu levies are attempting to attack the body, and an officer is endeavouring to restore order.
Mfengu levies provided the pall-bearers at the burial. 'A' & 'B' Companies 2nd/24th were present at the burial. The 24th officers present were Major W.M. Dunbar, Captain J.M.G. Tongue & Sub-Lt. T.L.G. Griffith.
|31st January 2005||Julian whybra|
Me too. The engravings are reproduced in contemporary copies of the ILN and the Graphic.
|31st January 2005||Glenn Wade|
John and Julian
Thanks for your replies, do you know where the best place to get a copy of the engravings would be?