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PostSubject: Brought to Life   Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:26 am

I took this at a NAM event a couple of years ago. Thought you might like.

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PostSubject: brought to life   Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:55 am

Excellent photo . Thanks .
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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:06 pm

Rusteze. Which reinactment group was that? Diehards ?
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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:20 pm

Yes, I think it was. Just a single trooper though.

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PostSubject: Brought to life    Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:30 am

It might be Neil Aspinshaw !!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:39 am

Think not, but Ian Knight was there.

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PostSubject: Brought to life    Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:44 am

Ian appears to be thinking of a time long gone , possibly , of battles fought in a far away place ! .
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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:25 pm

The 'Diehard' is Ian Church. You can spot him in Heath Ledger version of The Four Feathers if you look carefully.

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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Thu Feb 05, 2015 10:21 pm

John, great pic
Definately Ian Church, several of the group were in the four feathers.

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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Sat Feb 07, 2015 11:16 am

red coats, white helmets, black powder smoke. what's NOT to like? great photo, thanks for posting.
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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:17 am

I've been looking for this one since Steve posted his photograph:

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The Diehards defend the camp at ...Waltham Abbey.

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PostSubject: Brought to life    Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:27 am

Great Pic JY.
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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:49 am

Waltham Abbey was pretty un-defendable. The Impi spent the previous night in Epping Forest and used both carriageways of the M25 to press home the attack. I blame it on Durnford.

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PostSubject: Brought to life    Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:05 pm

So will a few others , they know who they are ! No
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PostSubject: Re: Brought to Life   Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:02 pm

Ummm. scratch

When we go camping at Horton in Ribblesdale, I will have to don my 24th (2nd Warwickshire) regiment togs, and along with my trusty MH, I will have to stand guard of the tent, just in case any of those impish zulus are hiding around the banks of the river Ribble, after all, lets face it, Mrs Shifter needs her sleep at night, and if she gets woken up by zulus shouting 'usutu' I will never hear the end of it. No
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