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PostSubject: 2ND LIEUT G.T. MUNRO 57th FOOT    Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:10 am

The 57th reached Fort Pearson on the 26th March, and was there detailed to 1st Brigade of the Column. The advance into the enemy’s country was commenced on the 29th. At the battle of Gingindlovu, which ensued on the morning of the 2nd April, the regt. held the right flank face of the laager and assisted in repelling the first desperate onslaught of the enemy. It was specially mentioned in Lord Chelmsford’s despatch describing the battle as being distinguished for its steadiness under fire. On the 3rd the Column marched into Eshowe, and relieved Col. Pearson’s force.

The regt. subsequently formed part of the 2nd Brigade of Crealock’s Div. It advanced to Fort Durnford, burning Zulu homesteads, the chief of which was Ondine, and disarming the coast tribes. Subsequently to the arrival of Sir Garnet Wolseley it formed part of Clarke’s Column in the second advance and occupation of Ulundi, where it remained for three weeks, and was employed in the pursuit and capture of the King. It then returned to Natal viâ Entumeni and Middle Drift, assisting in the subjugation of the border tribes in the neighbourhood of the Lower Tugela.
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PostSubject: 2nd Lt. G.T . Munro 57th Foot.   Fri Dec 17, 2010 12:27 am

Hi all .
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PostSubject: Re: 2ND LIEUT G.T. MUNRO 57th FOOT    Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:46 pm

To be Sold on: 26 September 2018
South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1879 (2nd Lieut. G. T. Munro. 57th Foot.) good very fine £1000-1400

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