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Captain David Moriarity, 80th, KIA Ntombe
This photograph taken when he was in the 7th Regiment prior to his transfer to the 80th. [Mac & Shad] (Isandula Collection)
The Battle of Isandlwana: One of The Worst Defeats of The British Empire - Military History
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PostSubject: Capt. T. H. Anstey, R.E   Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:50 pm

"Thomas Henry Anstey joined the Royal Engineers as Lieutenant on 25 June 1862, becoming Captain in August 1865. He served during the Zulu War with Newdigate’s Division in the advance from Koppie Allein, and was present at the battle of Ulundi. He subsequently made a triangulation survey of the route taken by the Division from Landman’s Drift to Entonjaneni. On his return to Maritzburg, he was ordered to prepare a detailed survey of the battlefield of Isandhlwana and the surrounding ground. He retired as a Colonel on 7 October 1896.

His younger brother, Lieutenant Edgar Oliphant Anstey, 24th Foot, was killed at Isandhlwana and his remains subsequently recovered by Captain Anstey and conveyed to England, and interred in the family vault in Woking Cemetery."
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PostSubject: Capt .T.H.Anstey , RE.   Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:11 am

I think ' Thomas ' has featured on here several times . Maybe Pete can combine the other posts .
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PostSubject: Re: Capt. T. H. Anstey, R.E   Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:59 am

90th I can only find the above regardIng "Thomas" other than that he is mentioned in his brothers last stand. If you find anything on "Thomas" let me know so I can merge topics.
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