WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Dawn Film Lt. Col. Pulleine: Lord Chelmsford assures us that there is no way the Zulu can get around us without our knowing. Col. Durnford: Zulu generals have a nasty habit of doing the unexpected. It might be wise to picket the hills.
 
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
The Death of Lt. Frith, 17th Lancers.
At eZungeni, Zulu War of 1879" original painting by Hermanus Willem Koekkoek (1869-1929) (Isandula Collection)
Isandlwana & Rorke's Drift 22nd January 2019
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
 
Frank Allewell
 
littlehand
 
ADMIN
 
1879graves
 
rusteze
 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
 
John
 
Mr M. Cooper
 
impi
 
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
 
Frank Allewell
 
90th
 
krish
 
SRB1965
 
John Young
 
ADMIN
 
Julian Whybra
 
Tim Needham
 
rusteze
 
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable.5
Durnford was he capable. 4
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable. 3
Durnford was he capable.2
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.

Share | 
 

 (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)

Go down 
AuthorMessage
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7068
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 50
Location : Down South.

PostSubject: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   Sun Sep 04, 2011 8:50 pm

William Crick was born at Boreham, near Chelmsford, Essex, and enlisted into the 5th Lancers at Westminster on 9 August 1875. He volunteered into the 17th Lancers on 19 February 1879 and embarked for Natal five days later, where he took part in the Zulu War. He remained in South Africa until the end of January 1880, after which he served at Canterbury until 12 August 1883, when he was placed on the Army Reserve. He was finally discharged at Canterbury on 12 August 1887.
Back to top Go down
shackleton



Posts : 24
Join date : 2013-03-28
Age : 62
Location : Berkshire

PostSubject: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:33 pm

Worked as a Gardener prior to enlisting.
Married Emma Jane Burt at Devon 11.4.1884
Lived at Castle Place, Devon
Back to top Go down
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 2841
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

PostSubject: Re: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:55 pm

Hi Shackleton

I think you may have mis-read this service record. I believe it states Dover and not Devon.

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

Salute
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
90th

90th

Posts : 9934
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 62
Location : Melbourne, Australia

PostSubject: 2295 Pvt William Crick 17th Lcrs    Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:47 pm

Just checked the Forsyth Roll and W.Crick is listed as 2295 not 2296 , Medal with 1879 Clasp .
90th.
Back to top Go down
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 2841
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

PostSubject: Re: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:19 am

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

From his Service Record, listed as 2296.

agree
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
90th

90th

Posts : 9934
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 62
Location : Melbourne, Australia

PostSubject: Pvt W. Crick 2296 17th Lcr's   Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:47 am

I should know by now that you are more accurate than the Roll ! . :p;: :p;: :p;:
Cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
shackleton



Posts : 24
Join date : 2013-03-28
Age : 62
Location : Berkshire

PostSubject: Re: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   Sun Apr 07, 2013 4:43 pm

Sorry guy's for the human error, me & my fat fingers
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7068
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 50
Location : Down South.

PostSubject: Re: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   Sun Apr 07, 2013 5:55 pm

:p;: We have all got those?
Back to top Go down
SergioD

SergioD

Posts : 394
Join date : 2012-03-27
Age : 56
Location : London/Herts

PostSubject: Re: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:19 am

His SAGS medal clasp 1879 was auctioned at DNW March 2002.
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: (No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)   

Back to top Go down
 
(No. 2296 Pte. W. Crick, 17th D.C.O. Lcrs.)
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: