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Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:52 pm
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Alan,

Allow me to introduce you to the new head of the house, HRH Princess Zama-Zulu Shange, is the eldest daughter of the late Prince Velekhaya Abraham Shange.

JY

Tue Dec 12, 2017 12:15 pm
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There’s a nice video on BFBS on the service and those involved see: http://www.forces.net/news/restored-and-rededicated-honouring-British-officer-zulu-wars-grave

JY

Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:19 am
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Colin,

Thanks for your comment on Victoria’s Harvest, and I am glad that you like the illustrations.

As to the engraving of Archibald Forbes most of his medals and orders were issued by the coun ...

Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:06 pm
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Alan,

They are on Amazon, just look for more purchase options.

JY

Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:04 pm
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What sad news.

Dewi was a lovely chap, a keen enthusiast on the Zulu War.

My condolences to his family and friends.

John

Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:28 pm
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Alan,

There was a geographical model inside the so-called "crashed hang glider." Ken Griffith made use of it during Black as Hell...

John Y.

Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:08 pm
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Alan,

In that pre-digital age, I used cheap and cheerful photographs very few of which I can lay my hands on now.

If anything I would have filmed the area on a camcorder, which I have not transf ...

Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:34 pm
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dwh999,

There were certainly buildings in the location of the current car park, as I recall one was a store with a Cola advertisement painted on the side wall.

There was a small interpretation s ...

Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:19 am
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Alan,

It is indeed where that pivotal moment of the battle took place.

A Zulu friend of mine contacted me over the weekend and expressed his disgust over that very matter.

John Y.

Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:11 am
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Paul,

To my knowledge there has been no such involvement.

AMAFA/Heritage KwaZulu Natal are the body responsible for the delineated battlefield site, but the purposed construction is outside of t ...

Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:40 am
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Alan,

The driving force for this venture is in Wales next month, just fyi.

JY

Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:14 pm
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This is taken from the website of the Royal Welsh Museum, Brecon:

EVENTS FOR SIBANYE
King Cetshwayo 135th Celebrations in Wales August/September 2017 organised by The Friends of The Royal Welsh Re ...

Fri May 26, 2017 12:10 pm
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It is with deep regret that I have just learnt of the death of my dear friend, His Royal Highness Velekhaya Abraham Shange, at the age of 81 years.

Prince Shange was the Great-Grandson of Prince ...

Wed Nov 23, 2016 5:48 pm
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Alan,

I would hazard a guess and say that they are aware of Sally's intentions.

John Y.

Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:42 am
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Remembering Rob Gerrard.

Rob's sister Sally has ask that I make the forum members aware of this plan.


ROBERT GERRARD MEMORIAL FUND

After several requests, we have decided to look into setti ...
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