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PostSubject: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:36 pm

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"P C Stephens" veteran of the Anglo-Zulu War and 22 year veteran of the Leicester Police Force who died on 4 April, 1908.

During the Anglo-Zulu War Stephens with his section of 10/7 R.A., served with Evelyn Wood's Flying Column. The battery was armed with 2 7-pounder guns but converted over to Gatling Guns before going into the field with the second invasion and were the first Gatling armed battery in the British Army.

Stephens returned to South Africa from 1880 until 1886 and during that time in addition to getting married he was stationed in Zululand itself in August, 1884, as well as at Rorke's Drift in October of that same year.

He was granted Good Conduct Pay three times: 15 December, 1879, 23 April, 1882 and 23 April 1884. Stephens mustered out of service on 14 December, 1889 at Fort Rowen, Gosport with 12 years of service.

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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:04 pm

Very Unusual. Nice post Littlehand. (Never see anything like it)
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sat Dec 04, 2010 6:47 pm

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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sat Dec 04, 2010 10:41 pm

Nice one Graves. Would be great if we could find his Grave. Idea After all he took part in the Zulu War.
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:57 am

Hi littlehand

I do know were he is buried :lol!: but I have not seen his grave. The next time I am in Leicester, I will visit the cemetery and try and locate his grave.

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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:51 pm

Do you have the name of the Grave Yard in-question.
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:53 pm

Hi littlehand

I knew that would be your next question :lol!:

He is buried in Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester. Idea

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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sun Dec 05, 2010 5:34 pm

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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sun Dec 05, 2010 6:16 pm

Pc John William Stephens reputed to have been the inspiration for the famous song, "The Laughing Policeman"

Now who would have thought, that information would be found on a Zulu War Forum ( Well done to all concerned, My Old mum's amazed...Here you go Mum. Have a trip dowm memory Lane..

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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:31 pm

Not sure if I find that insulting to his memory or affectionate?
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Wed Jan 29, 2014 8:01 pm

impi, interesting, but not surprising! you thought the
former..i of course meant the latter.. No   Suspect 
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sat Feb 01, 2014 3:47 pm

In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens

I have five postcards depicting P.C. Stephens, I googled his name and came up with your forum. It makes interesting reading. I was going to try and sell them on ebay would any of your members be interested? I could photograph them and post them on your site. Not sure if they are worth much , or should i just keep them? thanks
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:25 pm

Redknight. Yes would love to see them. Please post, if you have problems posting send them to Admin, he will post under your name!
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Sat Feb 01, 2014 5:04 pm

hiya, check out the prices carefully my
friend..they are collectible ephemera!
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PostSubject: In Affectionate Rememberance of P.C. Stephens    Sun Feb 02, 2014 6:46 am

Welcome Redknight .
Would be good if you could post them on here  , may be beneficial ( to you  Very Happy )if you put them on ebay   Salute 
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:58 pm

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PostSubject: In Affectionate Rememberance of P.C. Stephens    Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:08 pm

Hi Les
I picked up one of these on ebay , it wasn't cheap ! .
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:31 pm

Hiya Gary. yeah the memorial card.. got one for £15.00 inc
postage, and yesterday i got another postcard which says
a group of Zulu's in the 1920's, and its yet another view of
the man we have come to know as Nshingwayo. that comes
tomorrow. just trying to replace image's that have been lost
through photo bucket. xhosa Salute
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PostSubject: Re: In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens   Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:42 pm

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PostSubject: In Affectionate Rememberance of P.C. Stephens    Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:11 am

Excellent JY Salute
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