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This photograph taken when he was in the 7th Regiment prior to his transfer to the 80th. [Mac & Shad] (Isandula Collection)
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PostSubject: His effects were claimed by his....   Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:01 pm

In the biographies of the iSandlwana casualties, the "effects" were often claimed by the mother, father or other kin and the above phrase is repeated often.
Given that these soldiers had generally been in Africa for several years, what kinds of items or "effects" belonging to these soldiers would there have been to claim from the depot?
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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:28 pm

Is there testimony of writing of the families of the single soldiers
killed at Isandhlwana ?
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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:16 pm

I remember reading that all of Durnfords effects were sold before the Colenso family could claim them.



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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:21 pm

Which was a good thing, considering he was married previously.
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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:23 pm

The effects that Shepstone took from his body, knife, rings ect, were given to the Colenso's and they
sent them on to his family in England.



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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:32 pm

But kept the order.
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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:35 pm

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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:49 pm

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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:50 pm

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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:53 pm

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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:00 pm

Why did you write, still a Question




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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:07 pm

Is there testimony of writing of the families of the single soldiers
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PostSubject: Re: His effects were claimed by his....   Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:07 am

Hi all

Durnford did had nothing to do with his ex.epouse ...

This is Miss Colenso who would receive the relics ...

Those two really love each other ...

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