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PostSubject: Small Pox Zulu War 1879   Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:42 pm

Is there a list of British serviceman who died from Small Pox during the Zulu War . I have looked, but to no avail. Any help appricated.
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PostSubject: Small Pox in the zulu war    Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:21 pm

I'm not sure Small Pox was in the Zulu War , it's highly contagious so you'd think 1,000's would be affected ? . Cant remember reading of it being present . As usual happy to be corrected or enlightened Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Small Pox Zulu War 1879   Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:24 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Small Pox Zulu War 1879   Thu Oct 16, 2014 5:27 pm

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PostSubject: small box in the zulu war    Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:04 pm

Ray .
As 24th has posted there isnt any evidence of Small Pox being present in Natal or Zululand during the war . HMS Boadicea's cases were discovered when the ship was at Simon's Bay , which from memory is near Capetown ? , nowhere near Zululand .
I do remember reading the Boadicea was moored off -shore until the Small box was contained , the ship then setting sail to Durban and arriving after the start of the war , possibly March ? .
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PostSubject: Re: Small Pox Zulu War 1879   Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:08 am

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This is the old burial ground near Simonstown. I seem to recall seeing a couple of graves there while doing some research for POT.
Spot on 90th Simonstown is just down the peninsular from Cape Town.
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PostSubject: Re: Small Pox Zulu War 1879   Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:00 pm

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PostSubject: Small Pox Zulu War    Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:13 am

Hi All
Yes there was smallpox on Boadicea etc , but the question was referring to the zulu war , not Capetown or Simons Bay , which are on the opposite side of the continent and therefore having no relevance to the actual conflict . I'm assuming that's what this thread is about ? scratch
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