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PostSubject: Durnfords Mounted Orderly?   Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:58 pm

Does anyone know the name of Durnfords Orderly??

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Harry Davies caught his last glimpse of his commanding officer that day . Durnford was out near the firing line , an isolated and deeply forlorn figure , and ' his mounted orderly was standing before him with a drawn sword and the zulus all around '


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PostSubject: Re: Durnfords Mounted Orderly?   Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:17 pm

Cpl N.Mansfield is understood to have been detached from 7th Company RE to act as Col Durnfords orderly and wagon driver.

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PostSubject: Re: Durnfords Mounted Orderly?   Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:13 pm

I'm sure I read somewhere that he was Durnford Batman. And that he would never have had a sword with him. Of course he could have found one up.
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PostSubject: Re: Durnfords Mounted Orderly?   Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:39 am

Hi

Exact RE corporals, had no sword ...

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