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|13th June 2003||Photo's of soldiers 24th, killed at Isandlwana?|
By David Bluestein
Are any readers aware of any portrait photo's of private soldiers 24th Regt. killed at the battle of Isandlwana. Specifically photo's similar to the one of Pte. Robert Jones VC. I would be grateful to see any scanned images or learn of any book references.
Thanks kindly in advance
|13th June 2003||neil aspinshaw|
Ian Knight's "Zulu, rorkes drift and Isandlwana 22/23 Jan 1879", has some excellent photo's.
The front of his book "go to your god like a soldier" has a superb portrait of Thos Cooper, 24th, one of his relatives killed at Isandlwana
|13th June 2003||Cliv Dickens|
Aother very good source is Greenhill publishers book "The South African Campaign of 1879" a similar one you can get from Ian Knights web site which is" A Review of The South African Campaign of 1879" I hope this helps
|18th June 2003||David Bluestein|
Cliv, and Neil:
Thank you both for your very helpful suggestions.
|28th June 2003||Julian Whybra|
Then there's the famous photo of H coy 1/24th taken in October 1878....