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PostSubject: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:01 pm

The Zulu War Diary of Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879 ·

I have been looking for any information on this chap. Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton. There is a book published with reference to his Diary. But Is there any other information available? (Photo) (Grave) Promotions) Regiments.
And is anyone lucky enough to have the Book. The Zulu War Diary of Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879 ·
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:49 pm

Dave. This by. By Dr Adrian Greaves Chairman Anglo Zulu War Historical Society:

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"A most interesting book; well written and certainly worth buying. Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton was serving with one of the reserve Companies of the 24th Regiment in South Africa where he kept an account of his experiences during the epic year of 1879. Never published before, his diary is a fascinating insight into the life of a young regimental officer on active service who was close to many of the major events taking place at the time. His personal recollections are skilfully brought to life by the author, himself a senior army officer, and discuss many events documented by professional historians. This book adds a most useful social dimension to the wealth of material already published on one of the most dramatic colonial wars to have taken place in British military history. By Ian Knight Zulu War Author and Broadcaster: A new and fascinating angle on the Anglo Zulu war. Brian Best Chairman The Victoria Cross Society A moving tribute to bravery."


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PostSubject: wilfred heaton diary   Tue Nov 03, 2009 2:03 am

hi dave .
I have it , and agree with A. Greaves , I enjoyed it.
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:28 pm

Lieutenant W Heaton served with the Battalion throughout the war, was present at the Battle of Ulundi.

Date of Birth - 7th June 1854 at Llangedyn, Llangollen, Denbighshire.
Ensign, Royal Carnarvon Rifles 12th November 1873; Resigned 12th January 1874.
Sub-Lieutenant, 24th Foot 28th February 1874;
Captain 4th September 1880;
Major 28th November 1885;
Lieutenant Colonel Half Pay 30th September 1896.
Mentioned in Despatches 1879. Served in South Africa 9th December 1874 - 2nd October 1879, including the Kaffir War 1877-78 and the Zulu War 1879, present at Ulundi.
Served in Burma with 2nd South Wales Borderers.
South Africa Medal with Clasp 1877-8-9; India General Service Medal 1854 with Clasps Burma 1885-87, Burma 1887-89

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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Sun Sep 09, 2012 9:22 pm

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PostSubject: Lt Wilfred Heaton , 24th Regt 1879   Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:04 am

Hi Littlehand .
Rodney Ashwood is a member of this Forum , hope he's ok with your post ! :lol:
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:08 am

He only posted a link... Salute it's a very good read.
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PostSubject: Lt Wilfred Heaton , 24th Regt 1879.   Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:11 am

Hi Ulundi .
It is indeed a good read I have the book , well worth reading to get an idea of what it was like being there at the time .
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:28 pm

I also have it a good read and an interesting insight. If you are having trouble sourcing a copy try here

http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?kn=for+queen+and+country+ashwood&sts=t&x=44&y=13

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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:53 am

Hi all

Rodney has recently produced an updated version of his book, with some additions. Signed copies can be obtained from The Royal Welsh Museum shop or by ringing 01874 613310.

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PostSubject: Lt Wilfred Heaton 24th Regt    Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:31 pm

Hi Bill .
Thanks for the heads up , how is the injury ? , Are you up and about yet ? .
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879   Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:52 pm

90th

Ankle generally OK thanks, but I fear my Olympics hopes may be dashed for ever ! The Museum was very sympathetic and made me come into work despite the plaster cast !!!! Still, things were worse at Isandlwana !

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PostSubject: Lt Wilfred Heaton 24th Regt .   Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:03 pm

Bill .
If you can get some of the gear that Lance Armstrong possibly used you may still get your Olympic dream ! :lol: . Fairly certain I'd prefer several Casts at work , compared to the other !. :lol: :lol: :lol: Glad all is well .
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