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PostSubject: Royal Engineers in the Zulu War   Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:26 pm


Please check this link which covers the AZW with specific reference to the Royal Engineers.

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PostSubject: Re: Royal Engineers in the Zulu War   Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:53 pm

Hi JohnB. You might want to check out the "Interesting websites relating to the AZW" Forum. Home page you will find quite a few of the links your posteing are already on the forum. ( It might just save you a bit of time)
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PostSubject: Re: Royal Engineers in the Zulu War   Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:12 pm


Hi Littlehand,

Thanks - I usually check the search facility before posting but some of the previous links are not always obvious! I have now found
the one above.

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PostSubject: Re: Royal Engineers in the Zulu War   Sun Aug 29, 2010 8:45 pm

No problem. Thanks JohnB. Idea
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PostSubject: Henry Bayard Rich Royal Engineers   Sun Nov 20, 2011 9:47 am

Hi All,
An interesting Royal Engineer who enjoyed his sports during his short life.
Henry Bayard Rich b.1849 Berbice British Guyana, son of Frederick Henry Rich, married Ada Melvill Simons in 1881 at Camberwell.
Played in the first FA Cup Final at the Oval on 16th March 1872, Royal Engineers [Chatham] v Wanderers, the wanderers won 1-0, Henry played as a forward.
Died 17 November 1884 at Rawalpindi India and is buried there.
His grave reads, In Loving Memory of Henry Bayard Rich, Captain Royal Engineers who died from the effect of an accident at Polo, 17 November 1884.
Served in the Perak campaign 1875/6, Zulu War 1879, and Egypt 1882.

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PostSubject: Re: Royal Engineers in the Zulu War   Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:07 am

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Royal Engineers - 1872: Cup finalist
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Royal Engineers (Chatham):
(Trainer: none)
William Merriman
Francis Arthur Marindin
George William Addison
Alfred George Goodwyn
Hugh Mitchell
Edward William Creswell
Henry Waugh Renny-Tailyour
Henry Bayard Rich
Herbert Hugh Muirhead
Edmond William Cotter
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PostSubject: Re: Royal Engineers in the Zulu War   Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:45 am

HB Rich was obviously quite a sportsman. What a care free life of riley people of that class lead back then; playing at it!
Interestingly, it was considered bad sportsmanship to practise or train for your sport back then. A trainer would have been a complete No No; like the caption in the photo: Trainer: none.

Does anyone know if any of the players from that first FA Cup Final team served in the AZW?
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PostSubject: Re: Royal Engineers in the Zulu War   Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:00 pm

Hi All
Only Rich served in the Zulu War, William Merriman who was Captain of the team served in the First Boer War 1880-81.
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