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Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:26 am
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Colin,

Feel free to, it might have been easier to pm or e-mail me.

JY

Fri Mar 12, 2021 8:16 am
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It is with heavy heart that I record the passing of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu.

His Majesty passed away this morning in hospital where he was being treated for Covid 19 compli ...

Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:01 am
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Colin,

I’ll pass on your request to the management.

JY

Sun Jan 24, 2021 6:23 pm
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Coll,

What do you think about the shape of the mountain in the background?

JY

Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:42 pm
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Coll,

What like this?

https://i.postimg.cc/k5GhT5Zm/0-FBDA894-6-E0-F-41-FD-9-B3-B-44-EF7-FA75781.jpg
1sr Battalion, 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment, South Africa
(John Young Collection.)

J ...

Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:24 pm
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Colin,

Not to my knowledge, and as nice as it Firing Line is somewhat lacking in space - in my opinion - as it is.

John

Mon Dec 07, 2020 1:07 pm
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Coll,

Try contacting the R.E. Museum for their input.

JY

Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:19 am
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Coll,

Never heard of it attributed to any Royal Engineers Officer or Other-Rank in connection with the Zulu War.

Although Queen Victoria described an event as such - “The Defence of Rorke's drif ...

Sun Nov 29, 2020 3:46 pm
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John K.,

Originally published in The Graphic it depicts members of Major-General Marshall’s Cavalry Brigade returning from the battlefield of Isandlwana on 21st May 1879, with the serviceable wagon ...

Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:05 am
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The artwork depicting the Battle of Ulundi appears in Ian Castle’s British Infantryman in South Africa 1877 - 81. The illustrations in the book are the work of Christa Hook. The book was first publi ...

Thu Oct 01, 2020 1:06 pm
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James Grant’s edited account of Zulu War appeared in ‘British Battles on Land & Sea’, published in various editions over several years. It relies on contemporary articles and publications, it is ...

Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:53 am
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Colin,

Culloden is - in my opinion - an excellent battlefield to visit. The visitors centre offers the option to follow the English or Jacobite path to the battle. Something I would like to see i ...

Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:36 am
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Tragic news.

Rest in Peace Charles.

John

Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:29 pm
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Good evening Paul,

I will see if I can find it for you.

Best wishes,

JY

Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:49 am
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Paul,

Don’t forget that Welshman who started the war against the Zulu. I have a biographical note compiled by his daughter which puts his Welsh heritage beyond doubt.

All the best,

JY
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