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Old 04-11-2016, 22:20
Petty OfficerTom Petty OfficerTom is offline
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I am researching the part played by the Royal Navy and Marines in the Zulu War. Of interest are the personal stories, and photographs, of the officers and men. I have found a few, but am still looking for more.

I would be happy to try and answer questions anyone has regarding the Naval Brigade, and those who served aboard ship during the war.

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Old 12-11-2016, 19:07
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Old 12-11-2016, 22:13
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Thank you for your response. My initial post may have caused a little confusion. I have been conducting my search for information on the Naval Brigade for over 12 years, and have read most of what has been written on the subject. I am looking for first person accounts by those who were there diaries, letters, etc. - to add a little life to the story of the Naval Brigade, as well as those who remained aboard ship.

I have the service records for almost all of the sailors who were entitled to the South Africa Medal. If you have a naval ancestor who served in the Zulu War I will be happy to send you a copy of his record.

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