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PostSubject: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:18 pm

"PARSONS was the last man to be wounded at Isandlwana. He fells into a donga during the night of 22 January 1879 and was subsequently discharged"

Source: Brecon Museum / archives / AZW catalogue n°4 / 2002.120 20D4.38

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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:04 pm

He received a wound to the nose! Thus the old saying followed "Parsons Nose"

And he wasn't even interviewed!!!!! No Next your be telling us the Welsh won the Battle Of Rorke's Drift?
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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:47 pm

24th wrote:
He received a wound to the nose! Thus the old saying followed "Parsons Nose"

And he wasn't even interviewed!!!!! No Next your be telling us the Welsh won the Battle Of Rorke's Drift?

Bonsoir 24th,

You are wrong.
I am telling you nothing.  Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy 
Read the post, see the "...". It is a quotation
But I gave the source (Brecon Museum) and the references (AZW catalogue n°4 / 2002.120 20D4.38)

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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:52 pm

I would surly like to know, where Brecon obtained this source of information.  Wink 
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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:04 pm

This from another forum author Lee Stevens.

"The last casualty at Isandlwana?
By Lee Stevenson
Just adding something of interest found at the Public Record Office recently

2-24 783 Private James Parsons, 2nd/24th
discharged unfit for further service on the 17th December 1879, the cause of his discharge;

"Sprain - Right Knee"
22nd January 1879 at Isandwhandla (sic)
He states that when with Lord Chelmsford's Column & when they were proceeding towards the scene of the disaster he fell down at night into a large hole and injured his knee...."

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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:13 pm

old historian2 wrote:
I would surly like to know, where Brecon obtained this source of information.  Wink 

Bonsoir "Old Historian"

I don't know, indeed!!!
In the catalogue, the description (as for example" my quotation"), the references (of the document in the Brecon Museum) and the person (for example Pte PARSONS 2/24th 783) are the only information can be read on line.

On the website you can read: "The museum holds substantial archives relating to the service of the 24th South Wales Borderers, 41st and 69th Welch Regiment, Monmouthshire Regiment and from more modern times The Royal Regiment of Wales.

A project is underway of putting this collection on our site to provide great access and awareness, particularly for those unable to visit the museum in person. The first phase of this project has been completed and the catalogue of documents relating to the Anglo-Zulu war in 1879 is now available for consultation".

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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:15 pm

littlehand wrote:
This from another forum author Lee Stevens.

"The last casualty at Isandlwana?
By Lee Stevenson
Just adding something of interest found at the Public Record Office recently

2-24 783 Private James Parsons, 2nd/24th
discharged unfit for further service on the 17th December 1879, the cause of his discharge;

"Sprain - Right Knee"
22nd January 1879 at Isandwhandla (sic)
He states that when with Lord Chelmsford's Column & when they were proceeding towards the scene of the disaster he fell down at night into a large hole and injured his knee...."


Littlehand,
Many thanks for this information.
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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:20 pm

LH. So we can be sure, that before proceeding to Isandlwana, LC failed to undertake a risk assessment.
Along with the production of method statements. Deep excavations, should have barriers place around the edges, along with appropriate signage and lighting. I suppose it could be argued that everyone is responsible for their own and others H&S.
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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:09 am

24th wrote:
Next your be telling us the Welsh won the Battle Of Rorke's Drift?

24th,

I wonder...
Next, Lee STEVENSON, be telling us the Welsh won the battle of Rorke's Drift????  Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:43 am

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Having had my fare share of these issues on my building sites your post touched a very strong nerve and set of a health endangering series of laughter spasms. Still giggling now.
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PostSubject: Re: Pte James PARSONS 2/24th (n°783)   Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:25 am

littlehand wrote:
This from another forum author Lee Stevens.

"The last casualty at Isandlwana?
By Lee Stevenson
Just adding something of interest found at the Public Record Office recently

2-24 783 Private James Parsons, 2nd/24th
discharged unfit for further service on the 17th December 1879, the cause of his discharge;

"Sprain - Right Knee"
22nd January 1879 at Isandwhandla (sic)
He states that when with Lord Chelmsford's Column & when they were proceeding towards the scene of the disaster he fell down at night into a large hole and injured his knee...."


Source: «The Last Casualty at Isandlwana ?» by Lee Stevenson, Rorke's Drift forum, 26/10/2002
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PostSubject: Pte James Parsons 783 2 / 24th    Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:44 am

From 'The Noble 24th ' by Norman Holme
Parsons , James 2/ 24 783 Private ;
Attested 28/12/1861 ; Age 19 years 7 Months . Re-engaged at Malta 22/12/ 1873 . South Africa Medal with Clasp 1877-78-79 .
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