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PostSubject: Re: William Howard Russell   Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:04 pm

William Howard Russell was the correspondent for the “Daily Telegraph.” He was on HMS Shah during Wolseley’s aborted attempt to land at Port Durnford in July, 1879

Ernest Glanville was the correspondent for the “London Daily Chronicle” and “London Times”

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PostSubject: William Howard Russell   Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:15 am

Hi Ulundi .
Russell and Granville certainly wouldnt have got a medal , Norris Newman who was with them throughout the war I'm certain didnt get one either , Forbes or Prior , not sure which one , rode from Ulundi to send off the news of the victory
certainly asked to be entitled to the medal , but as LC stated he didnt carry any official dispatches he wasnt entitled to the award . Shocked
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