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PostSubject: SERGT W. RUSSELL, NATAL NATIVE CONGT    Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:55 pm

SERGT W. RUSSELL, NATAL NATIVE CONGT one of four regimental sergeants of the 1st Battalion, 3rd Regiment, Natal Native Contingent killed at Isandlwana.

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PostSubject: Sgt. W. Russell NNC .   Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:42 am

Russell was also a member of Pullein's Rangers in 1877 - 78. Will try and find some more info on him .
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PostSubject: Sgt. W. Russell NNC .   Fri Aug 26, 2011 6:22 am

Hi Mr.G.
A little more on Sgt W Russell ............ His christian name was William , he was a Corporal in Pullein's Rangers during 77-78.
He was entitled to the South Afica War Medal with the Clasp 1877-78-79 , His Medal was returned to the Woolwich Mint which
means it was unclaimed . He is in the Forsyth Medal Roll and also in Terry Sole's ' For God , Queen & Colony ' .
Hope this is of some help .
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