WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Dawn Film. Chard: The army doesn’t like more than one disaster in a day.Bromhead: Looks bad in the newspapers and upsets civilians at their breakfast.
 
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
Brev. Lt-Col. R.H. Buller, VC, Staff: 2/60th KRRC-Zungwini,Hlobane, Khambula, Ulundi
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. BullerBrev.[Mac and Shad] (Isandula Collection)
Anglo-Zulu war: Walking the battlefield of Kambula
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
littlehand
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
ADMIN
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
1879graves
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
rusteze
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
John
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
impi
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
Fair Use Notice
Fair use notice. This website may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorised by the copyright owner. We are making such material and images are available in our efforts to advance the understanding of the “Anglo Zulu War of 1879. For educational & recreational purposes. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in UK copyright law. The information is purely for educational and research purposes only. No profit is made from any part of this website. If you hold the copyright on any material on the site, or material refers to you, and you would like it to be removed, please let us know and we will work with you to reach a resolution.
Top posting users this month
Frank Allewell
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
1879graves
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
ADMIN
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
John Young
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
90th
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
aussie inkosi
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
scotrohrer2000
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
barry
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_leftBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. BarBrevet Maj. R. Upcher. Bar_right 
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable. 4
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable.2
Durnford was he capable. 3
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.

Share
 

 Brevet Maj. R. Upcher.

Go down 
AuthorMessage
ADMIN

ADMIN

Posts : 3850
Join date : 2008-11-01
Age : 60
Location : KENT

Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Empty
PostSubject: Brevet Maj. R. Upcher.   Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. EmptyMon Aug 30, 2010 11:17 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher, Officer Commanding 'D' Coy 1st Btn 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment (Fritton)
Photo By Tim Needham.


Last edited by ADMIN on Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:48 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
http://www.1879zuluwar.com
ADMIN

ADMIN

Posts : 3850
Join date : 2008-11-01
Age : 60
Location : KENT

Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brevet Maj. R. Upcher.   Brevet Maj. R. Upcher. EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 3:26 pm

"UPCHER, RUSSELL, Lieutenant Colonel, was born 3 February 1844, son of E W Upcher, of Sheringham Hall, Norfolk. He was educated at Harrow (West Acre), and entered the 67th Foot, as Ensign, 21 November 1862, and the 24th Regiment 9 January 1863, becoming Lieutenant 29 October 1866, and Captain 31 October 1871. He served in the South African War of 1877-78—79. In the Kaffir Campaign he commanded the Left Column, and he commanded the troops at the Battle of Quintana, and was present at the action of Kei River. In the Zulu Campaign he commanded the 1st Battalion 24th Foot after the Battle of Isandhlwana. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 26 February and 26 March 1878, and 15 March and 21 August 1879. He received the Medal with clasp, and was given the Brevet of Major 11 November 1878. He was promoted to Major 4 September 1880; to Lieutenant Colonel 9 June 1882, and to Colonel 9 June 1886. He served in the Burmese War of 1885-89; was mentioned in Despatches, GGO 864 of 1887; received the Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 25 November 1887]: "Russell Upcher, Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, South Wales Borderers. For services in Burma". He commanded the 5th and 68th Regimental Districts; was created a CB in 1897; became Major General 6 July 1898. Major General R Upcher retired on 3 September 1902. He was Colonel, The Durham Light Infantry, from 1908. In 1877 he married Marian Elizabeth, daughter of John Rogers, of Holt Hall, Norfolk, and they had one son and one daughter.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)"
Text provided by forum member Littlehand.
Back to top Go down
http://www.1879zuluwar.com
 
Brevet Maj. R. Upcher.
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: PICTORIAL CATALOGUE OF AZW GRAVES & MEMORIALS-
Jump to: