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PostSubject: 214 Pte. J. Speddy, 91st Foot.   Sat Aug 27, 2011 9:27 pm

Pte. Speddy fought in the major battle of the Gingindlovu with the Argyll Highlanders, which was a part of the Eshowe Relief Column under Lord Chelmsford. This engagement took place on 2nd April 1879 and here, unlike all the other regiments involved, all 8 companies of the 91st Foot were present.
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PostSubject: Re: 214 Pte. J. Speddy, 91st Foot.   Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:32 pm

Pte. Speddy fought in the major battle of the Gingindlovu with the Argyll Highlanders, which was a part of the Eshowe Relief Column under Lord Chelmsford. This engagement took place on 2nd April 1879 and here, unlike all the other regiments involved, all 8 companies of the 91st Foot were present. They formed the southern face of the British Laager and repulsed a determined Zulu attack during the day, killing approximately 250 of the enemy.

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PostSubject: Re: 214 Pte. J. Speddy, 91st Foot.   Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:04 pm

Look my topic on the history of the 91 st Highlanders in zululand Wink
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PostSubject: Pvte . J.Speddy 214 91st Regt   Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:20 am

Hi all .
Dixon's Medals had Speddy's Medal for sale on the 18 / 8 / 09 for 495 Pds , condition given as EF ( Extra Fine ) it was sold before 8 / 11 / 09 .
cheers 90th. Idea
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