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Posts : 11 Join date : 2013-03-21 Age : 52 Location : Melbourne, Australia
Subject: Australians? Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:04 pm
With A.N.Z.A.C. Day coming up next week, I got thinking....were there any Australians involved in the Anglo-Zulu War?
And yes, I know that the A.N.Z.A.C. Legend didn't actually start until WWI....specifically 1915 when the Australians landed at Gallipoli, but it's a day to remember Australians in all Wars these days :-)
There are quite a few, “In the did they or didn't they take part in the Zulu section”. But these could have been Brits that ended up there in later years, perhaps there were a few soldiers of fortune, from Australia who fought in the Zulu War.
Posts : 7087 Join date : 2009-04-24 Age : 51 Location : Down South.
Posts : 10011 Join date : 2009-04-07 Age : 63 Location : Melbourne, Australia
Subject: Australian's Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:58 am
Hi All . As mentioned by Capt Mostyn there were no Australian units during the AZW . There are a few individuals , but I dont know any details of them except for Archibald Stewart who was from South Australia , not sure if he was born there or not . Stewart was Killed at Hlobane , I may have put the details of his death on here previously ? . Cheers 90th.