WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Dawn Film. Chard: The army doesn’t like more than one disaster in a day.Bromhead: Looks bad in the newspapers and upsets civilians at their breakfast.
 
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
Brev. Lt-Col. R.H. Buller, VC, Staff: 2/60th KRRC-Zungwini,Hlobane, Khambula, Ulundi
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War BullerBrev.[Mac and Shad] (Isandula Collection)
Anglo-Zulu war: Walking the battlefield of Kambula
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
littlehand
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
ADMIN
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
1879graves
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
rusteze
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
John
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
impi
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War 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
Frank Allewell
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
1879graves
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
ADMIN
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
John Young
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
90th
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
aussie inkosi
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
scotrohrer2000
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Bar_leftIndian Contingent In The Zulu War BarIndian Contingent In The Zulu War 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
 

 Indian Contingent In The Zulu War

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Guest
Guest



Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Indian Contingent In The Zulu War   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyWed Oct 05, 2011 9:00 pm

The Journalist Norris-Newman wrote that an Indian Contingent was raised in Durban during the Zulu War.

“I arrived in Durban on the evening after the Manora anchored in the bay, and speedily made myself acquainted with the arrangements in progress. In the town itself, in preparation for the absence of the troops, an Indian Contingent had been raised to do garrison duty, and the Volunteer, Rifle, and Artillery Corps were called out.
I spent three more days in Durban until the 26th of March, and then left for the Lower Tugela.” (from “In Zululand With The British Throughout The War of 1879”, by Charles L. Norris-Newman, page 129.)

Were they entitled to, and did they receive, the South Africa Medal without clasp for their participation as were other Colonial Units that were raised?

I have not read anything else about this unit, and am not familiar with them.

Petty Officer Tom
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Posts : 2573
Join date : 2009-04-24

Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Indian Contingent In The Zulu War   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyWed Oct 05, 2011 10:22 pm

Are any of these indians on the Medal Roll.
Back to top Go down
Eric



Posts : 116
Join date : 2011-06-17

Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Indian Contingent In The Zulu War   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyWed Oct 05, 2011 10:32 pm

There would have been no Indian troops during the AZw and I have never heard of an Indian company like there was during the Boer War when Gandhi organized Indian stretcher bearers.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 9962
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 63
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Indian Corps   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyThu Oct 06, 2011 5:58 am

HiEric .
I have previously posted on the Forum the involvement and make up of the Indian Corps , look through my posts in the
last 6 weeks or so . Or search the threads .

CTSG .
Think I also mentioned about the Indian Corps and Medal Roll , Certain they are not in the medal roll but the officers who
commanded them are .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 9962
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 63
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Indian Corps   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyThu Oct 06, 2011 6:17 am

Hi POT , CTSG and Eric .
Please read my post / posts ? on this subject in the '' Colonial Regts which served in the zulu war '' dated 8th Sept this year.
cheers 90th. Idea
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Posts : 2573
Join date : 2009-04-24

Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Indian Contingent In The Zulu War   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyThu Oct 06, 2011 10:35 am

Thank's 90th for confirming they DID!! take part in the Anglo Zulu War 1879

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
Eric



Posts : 116
Join date : 2011-06-17

Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Indian Contingent In The Zulu War   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyThu Oct 06, 2011 4:35 pm

That is interesting. Thank you for enlightening me.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Indian Contingent In The Zulu War   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War EmptyThu Oct 06, 2011 5:41 pm

90th,

Thank you for the information.


Petty Officer Tom
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Indian Contingent In The Zulu War   Indian Contingent In The Zulu War Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Indian Contingent In The Zulu War
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: GENERAL DISCUSSION AREA-
Jump to: