Zulu Dawn:Corporal Storey : [to the soldier next to him, referring to the ammunition] Soft 'eaded buggers these. Flatten out against the bone. Smash 'em out. Storey's mate: But bullets run out... and those bloody spears don 't.
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Subject: Military Sherwoods Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:00 pm
1169 Pte Samuel SHERWOOD, 2nd Bn. 24th Foot (2nd Wawicks) KIA Isandhlwana 22 Jan 1879.
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Subject: Re: Military Sherwoods Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:41 pm
He was killed in action at the Battle of Isandhlwana on 22nd January 1879. He attested on 11th February 1877. His effects were claimed by his father. Medal and Clasp ‘1877-8-9’. His service number was 25B/1169.