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PostSubject: Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.   Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:36 pm

"Proceedings of a Court of Enquiry, assembled at Helpmakaar, Natal, on the 27th January, 1879, by order of His Excellency the Lieutenant-General Commanding the troops in South, Africa, dated 24th January, 1879.
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Colonel F. C. Hassard, C.B., Royal Engineers.
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Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.
Lieutenant-Colonel Harness, Royal Artillery"

There doesn't seem to be much on the web regarding Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery. He was present at the COE, so wondering if he had left any personal thoughts either on the Battle of Isandlwana, or the COE.
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.   Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:46 pm

Impi your right about not being much on this chap, on the web. When I get time I'll have a better look.
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.   Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:29 pm

Posted by Graves 1879 Sat Feb 13, 2010.

Subject: Lieutenant Colonel Francis Towry Adeane Law CB, Royal Artillery  
Date of Birth - 19th January 1835
First Appointment - Ensign - Royal Artillery - 22nd December 1852
Lieutenant - Royal Artillery - 17th February 1854
Captain - Royal Artillery - 25th September 1859
Major - Royal Artillery - 5th July 1872
Lieutenant-Colonel - Royal Artillery - 1st October 1877
Half-Pay - 12th February 1881
Colonel - Army - 1st October 1881
D. A. A. G., Cape of Good Hope - 17th September 1866 to 30th September 1871
A. A. & Q. M. G., Woolwich District - from 12th February 1881
He passed the Staff College in 1863
The date of Nomination for his CB was 27th November 1879
Crimean Campaign - 1855-6 - Siege and fall of Sevastopol. Medal with Clasp; and Turkish Medal.
China War - 1860 - Actions at Tangchow and surrender of Pekin. Medal with Clasp.
South African War - 1878-9 - Kaffir Campaign. Clearing the Buffalo Poort bush. - Zulu Campaign - Relief of Etshowe, commanded a brigade at action of Gingindhlovu. Despatches, London Gazette, 17th May 1878, 21st and 28th March, 18th April, 2nd and 7th May 1879. Medal with Clasp; CB.

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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.   Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:11 pm

Steve what did you type in the search box? I type in Law got nothing. But thanks anyway.

LH I'm sure your find something agree
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.   Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:17 pm

Impi

I did the same and got nothing. But type the full name into Google and it comes up!

There is a photo of the grave in the original post. And there is a photo of Law in the Royal Collection - but they are sticky about copyright.

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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.   Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:21 pm

agree Thanks Steve.. Appricated.
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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant-Colonel Law, Royal Artillery.   Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:58 pm

"Maj.-Gen. Francis Towry Adeane Law was born on 9th January 1835.He was the son of Hon. William Towry Law and Hon. Augusta Champagne Graves. He died on 27 March 1901 at age 66, unmarried.
 He fought in the Crimean War.He fought in the Indian Mutiny.He fought in the China War. He fought in the Galeka Campaign in South Africa.He fought in the Zulu War. He gained the rank of Major-General in the service of the Royal Army.He was decorated with the award of the Royal Humane Society Medal.He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)Citations"
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