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Hi All
I'd like to publicly , or more to the point , Forumly , thank Ken Gillings for today ,  taking the time out of his obviously
very , very busy schedule to show me around Durban and its sights , nearly 8 hours ,  felt like 2 to me ! . Thanks again
Ken you absolute Legend  Very Happy . Nothing was to much trouble for Ken and he was only to willing to go out of his way on several instances to help out .
Cheers mate , 90th
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agree  90th, hope you see some photographs soon!
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PostSubject: Ken Gillings    90th Trip to the Battlefields Zulu War 1879 EmptyThu Mar 27, 2014 7:47 pm

Littlehand you know I've no clue with that type of technology ! Rolling Eyes . If I could , I would . I'll have to look into it with the kids but as I've only got 7 days back in Melb before the missus and I take off to europe for 5 weeks they mightnt be posted for ages !  No   No .
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You coming to the UK
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Hi Pete
Unfortunately no  Joker 
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90th
Has now been along the coast and through Gingindlovu and Nyezane. Up through Stanger and Eschowe through the valley of the kings and into Ulundi.
The last couple of days hes done Hlobane and Khambula, now hes going to be heading down to Intombi and the Prince Imperials Grave towards iSandlwana.
Hopefully Im going to get a phone call tonight from the balcony of the iSandlwana lodge looking over the battlefield. And I have no doubts he will have a beer in hand.  agree 


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Is he still in the company of Ken. ?
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Hi SAS
No Ken just spent the one day with him. Now hes with Ian Knight. Spoilt little boy is our Gary  Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy 
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Will Ian get over it?
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90th I see a your dream has become reality. Give my regards to Ian!


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PostSubject: ken gillings    90th Trip to the Battlefields Zulu War 1879 EmptySat Apr 05, 2014 9:41 pm

Hi Springy
Just a quickie arrived at Isandlwana tonight just before sunset , unbelievable !
Hlobane was tough , like to see what sas would've thought of it , probably a cake walk for him . Will speak soon , big day tomorrow !
Cheers 90th .
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Hi Barry
Hope all is well ? . This tour is well worth the money and excellent for the fact you go to all the battlefields and others places if time permits , which so far has included Mome Gorge ? , Scott - Douglas / Cotter Gravesite maybe another which escapes me at this time .
Cheers 90th

PS Climbing Hlobane and coming down was unbelievable as the day was sunny , the next two days it was clouded out !
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Gary,

If you're at the Lodge, send Rob my greetings and tell him I'm waiting for the repeat performance at Rorke's Drift!

Enjoy yourself!

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Mome Gorge ?...this is the place where Bambatha and Mehlokazulu
were brought to bay, and slaughtered! along with many of their
supporters..1906.
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Enjoy Gary.  Salute 
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Hi John
Will do ! .
Springy
Sorry I haven't rang .
, but just don't get the time ! , huge day today . Started off at the Ngwebini valley , then onto the escarpment where the Zulu army came along and down , then off to the memorials , break for lunch , then walked to Shepstone's grave site then around the slope to Younghusband , up into the cave , then down to Durnfords Colonial Graves , then a across to the Zulu monument , walked , yes , more walking ! to the RA Memorial , then double time to the front line followed by another double time to Durnford's Donga , crossed it, then back to the road where the bus picked us up ! , thank the Lord ( not Chelmesford ! ) . Tomorrow , walking down to the river via the fugitives track , crossing the river and then onto M&C'S Grave , not sure after that ?
Cheers 90th

PS The sunsets for the two nights we've been here are nothing short of spectacular , the sunrise was in the same boat , I know you'll understand what I mean ! .
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90th wrote:
Tomorrow , walking down to the river via the fugitives track , crossing the river and then onto M&C'S Grave

90th can we take your be doing the run from Isandlwana, to M & C Grave. Using the helmit cam. To give us an overview of what it must have been like for those escaping.
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90th wrote:
Hi Springy
Just a quickie arrived at Isandlwana tonight just before sunset , unbelievable !
Hlobane was tough , like to see what sas would've thought of it , probably a cake walk for him . Will speak soon , big day tomorrow !
Cheers 90th .

Put me in a higher place than God with an AW50 and a PDW and enough ammo for 40 Days and 40 nights.
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What's. PDW?
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Dave wrote:
What's. PDW?

Personal Defense Weapon.
"A " three-in-one" gun designed to combine the firepower of a machine gun, the medium-range capability of an assault rifle and the compact handling of a pistol. Manufactured by Heckler & Koch, the gun has a retractable butt and folding front grip so that it can be held as a rifle or a pistol.
The weapon can fire 950 rounds a minute and is capable of carrying a range of 4.6mm ammunition, including a new armour-piercing bullet that can cut through more than 20 layers of Kevlar body protection from a range of 200 yards."
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"Life is tough pilgrim"
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Gary, when Ian shows you where Cavaye was on the ridge..................don't believe him. Very Happy  No  Then while your sitting having a beer on the terrace just think that the chest came right over where your sitting.
Cheers Mate
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