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Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:38 am
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Colin,

I was in Quebec back in September last year.

There is great family link between there and the Durnford, in fact someone you know has the name Wolfe as one of their middle names.

JY

Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:36 pm
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Colin,

I knew I had the answer to it, it appears in the 1874 Dress Regulations. Pages 44-5, Royal Engineers.

The Frock was the prescribed dress for Regimental Field Officers.

The Patrol Jack ...

Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:10 pm
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Colin,

The officer in the illustration is wearing a frock coat rather than patrol jacket.

I imagine that he is meant to depict a senior commanding officer of the R. E., as there’s something I re ...

Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:04 pm
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Colin,

I can only speak for myself as to the actions I have taken thus far in the process.

There was an appeals process that took place during 2016/7 regarding KwaCulture’s proposal for iSandlwa ...

Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:20 am
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Alan,

I am happy to pose your question to Gugu, should you so desire?

Or we could wait until the meeting takes place in London this month. That way we will have the input from a member of the R ...

Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:13 am
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I forget at this time who said it, but there is a phrase that says it all.

Let the mountain be their monument.

Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:45 am
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Paul,

Why bother AMAFA? When all of the developments are outside of their area of control.

The lottery/provincial government sponsored visit last year to the U. K. that was coordinated by KwaCu ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:14 pm
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Colin,

I’m not privy to full details of the future developments. The people to contact would be KwaCulture via their website.

I would not expect to receive a rapid response though, I wrote them ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:57 pm
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Colin,

The proposed building and the future considered developments are outside of the designated battlefield area which is protected by AMAFA. For details of their purpose see https://www.heritag ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:42 pm
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Colin,

There have been articles regarding this subject published in both U.K. and South African newspapers.

A number of the Zulu War community have expressed their concerns, but as yet to no ava ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:35 pm
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Colin,

You can address concerns to members of the Royal Family without the need to go through any elected representatives.

The contact addresses appear on https://www.royal.uk/contact

JY

Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:53 am
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I fear the second Battle of Isandlwana is already lost.

JY

Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:58 am
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Alan,

When I first met Gugu Ngcobo in person last year in London, she had with her a very large docket of papers that contained representations from all of the objectors. Judging by the size of it ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:35 am
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Alan,

To my knowledge we have no voice, no advocate to state our case.

JY

Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:13 am
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I have informed that containers of building supplies have now arrived on site.

JY
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