WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu.Lieutenant John Chard: What's our strength? Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead: Seven officers including surgeon, commissaries and so on; Adendorff now I suppose; wounded and sick 36, fit for duty 97 and about 40 native levies. Not much of an army for you.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» John Moreland
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyToday at 4:22 pm by 1879graves

» H Reed 29/838 58th Foot.
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyYesterday at 10:14 am by Totofo

» Lieutenant H C Young, 2nd Battalion 3rd Regiment, Natal Native Contingent
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyThu Dec 05, 2019 7:32 pm by 1879graves

» F. W. David Jackson
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyTue Dec 03, 2019 8:53 pm by ADMIN

» Stoker John Merritt, HMS Boadicea
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySun Dec 01, 2019 6:36 pm by Petty Officer Tom

» 25B/ 1371 Private Thomas Morrison 2/24 Foot, Rorke's Drift Denfender, Facebook Sale
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyWed Nov 27, 2019 7:18 pm by 1879graves

» New Book on AW Durnford
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 10:28 pm by bill cainan

» Zulu War kit bags
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 9:29 pm by Magnus

» Trooper Walter Granger's account of Isandhlwana.
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 3:26 pm by Julian Whybra

» The search for Gardner's mysterious German
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 12:52 pm by John Young

» Help in identifying this Foreign Service Helment
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 11:36 am by simond9x

» James Garnett
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 6:20 pm by 1879graves

» Lieut-Col Ambrose Humphrys Bircham
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 5:53 pm by 1879graves

» Captain Church
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 5:19 pm by 1879graves

» Dynamite at iSandlwana
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 9:13 am by SRB1965

Lt. Augustus W. Hill, 57th Regt.
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot IMG-7742 Mac and Shad] (Isandula Collection)
The Zulu Wars - Twilight Of The Zulus - Episode 3 - Full Documentary
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
littlehand
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
ADMIN
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
1879graves
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
rusteze
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
John
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
impi
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot 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
1879graves
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Totofo
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Saul David 1879
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
rai
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
WeekendWarrior
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Kenny
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
ADMIN
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_leftPte John Wall 2/24th Foot BarPte John Wall 2/24th Foot Bar_right 
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.1
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable. 4
Durnford was he capable.5
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
 

 Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Madziro



Posts : 1
Join date : 2011-02-18
Location : Basingstoke, Hants

Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Empty
PostSubject: Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot   Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyFri Feb 18, 2011 7:46 pm

Does anybody have any info on Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot who was at Rorke's Drift? Any info would be much appreciated, thanks.
Back to top Go down
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 2984
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Empty
PostSubject: Re: Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot   Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyFri Feb 18, 2011 7:55 pm

Hi Madziro

Welcome to the forum.

WALL, John. 25B/1497 Private Born at St. James's, Deptford, Kent; trade - labourer. Enlisted for 25 Brigade at Chatham, Kent 1/12/1877. Previously served as Private (8100) in West Kent Light Infantry Militia. Description: age 18 years, height 5' 5 1/4" fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair. Attested, December 1877, precise date not recorded. Posted to 2nd Bn 24th Foot.
Private, December 1877. In prison 17/10/1878-18/10/1878; tried 19/10/1878; sentenced to 21 days imprisonment with hard labour; released 8/11/1878. Admitted to hospital at Secunderabad, India 4/5/1881-12/8/1881. Service continued in South Wales Borderers 1/7/1881. Treated for Dyspepsia; diagnosis changed to Mania. Embarked at Bombay for England in HMT Maiabar 28/10/1881. Admitted to Netley Hospital 25/11/1881. Treated for Mania attributed to intemperance. Condition not improved, will be unable to contribute to his own support. Declared unfit for further service and discharged from Netley Hospital 27/12/1881. Served for 4 years, including 2 years in South Africa. Character bad and dirty, not in possession of any Good Conduct Badges. Has appeared in the defaulter book on ten occasions; twice convicted by court martial (WO97). Discharged 15/9/1879. An Injury Assessment Board held at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea 27/12/1881 confirmed that he was suffering from Mania - from intemperance. Pension award rejected (reference A93244, WO116) Intended place of residence: Lunatic Asylum, Barming Heath, Maidstone, Kent 27/12/1881.
Served at Home, in South Africa, and in India 17/8/80-28/1 0/1881. Served in the Kaffir War 1878. Served in the Zulu War 1879 (WO97), a Private in B Company at the defence of Rorke's Drift. References: 'Chard' roll; Bourne rolls; Dunbar list.
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 2984
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Empty
PostSubject: Re: Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot   Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyFri Feb 18, 2011 7:58 pm

Also this

Donald Morris states in ‘The Washing of the Spears’, that Private John Wall used the phrase ‘As black as hell and thick as grass’ after he had returned from the Oskarberg with the clerics, the Reverened George Smith and the Reverend Otto Witt, but neither mention either Wall or his quote in their accounts.
He was born at St James, Deptford, Kent. Trade - Labourer. Attested at Chatham on 1st December 1877, aged 18 years. Previously served in West Kent Light Infantry (8100). He was five feet five and a half an inch tall with a fresh complexion, blue eyes and brown hair. He served in South Africa and India. Confined on 17th October 1878, tried on 19th October 1879 and sentenced to 21 days imprisonment with hard labour. He was released on 8th November 1878. Embarked at Bombay for England in HM troopship ‘Malabar’ on 28th November 1881. Following a medical examination at Netley on 25th October 1881 he was found to be insane ‘as a result of intemperance’, he was declared insane and discharged from the service on 27th December 1881. Intended place of residence:- Lunatic Asylum, Barming Heath, Maidstone, Kent. Medal for South Africa with Clasp ‘1877-8-9’. The ‘Medal Roll’ gives his initial as ‘F’. his medal was returned to the Mint on 7th November 1882.
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 2984
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Empty
PostSubject: Re: Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot   Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot EmptyFri Feb 18, 2011 8:09 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (1497 Pte. J. Wall, 2/24th Foot) edge bruises to obverse rim, otherwise nearly extremely fine £6000-8000
Hammer Price: £11000 - 28 March 2002
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
Sponsored content




Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Empty
PostSubject: Re: Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot   Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Pte John Wall 2/24th Foot
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: THE ONE'S THE HISTORY BOOKS FORGOT-
Jump to: