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PostSubject: Alfred Davis what unit was he with??   Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:48 pm

Does anyone know what unit Alfred Davis was with during the Zulu War??

I think it could be NMP or NC Idea



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PostSubject: Alfred Davis   Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:03 pm

Hi DB14.
Didnt find a ' Alfred Davis ' in either of the NC or NMP . Found a Captain A.E. Davis in the 2nd Btn 2nd Regt .
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PostSubject: Re: Alfred Davis what unit was he with??   Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:09 pm

Could this be your man?

Captain A.E. Davis, Natal Native Contingent.

(From Abingdon School Register 1563-1947)

DAVIS, Arthur (1850-1928). Son of Gabriel Davis (1807-1889), merchant, East St Helen Street, Abingdon. AS 1861-? To South Africa. South African Frontier Mounted Police. Served, Morosi rebellion (1877-78), Cape Colony. Served, Zulu war (1879). Free State Civil Service, Customs. Served, Boer War. Guide and intelligence officer (1899). Served, First World War, aged sixty. Dyed his hair and assumed military age of forty. Served in General Botha’s invasion, German South West Africa (1914). Brother of DDD, OD, RD, WD, GD and LD. Nephews of headmaster Dr W A Strange and cousins of the Swann’s.
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PostSubject: Alfred Davis   Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:17 pm

Hi Graves1879.
I'm Fairly certain the Morosi affair was in 1879 , not 77-78 ( Gaikas , Galekas and possibly the first attack on Sekukuni ) scratch scratch . Happy to be corrected . scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Alfred Davis what unit was he with??   Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:21 pm

Hi 90th

You are correct Idea

I posted what was in the Abingdon School Register 1563-1947 verbatim

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PostSubject: Alfred Davis   Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:24 pm

Hi Graves1879 .
I thought you must have !. I know you wouldnt have printed that info yourself . :lol!: :lol!: .
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PostSubject: Re: Alfred Davis what unit was he with??   Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:18 pm

I found refrence to him because witnessed Captain Shepstone take iteams from Durnford body.

I think the story goes,

He borrowed a sick troopers uniform to vist Isandlwana in May and found his brothers body
lying close to Durnfords.

I think he may have been conacted to the Natal Witness papers


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