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PostSubject: Trooper 186 William Fletcher Natal Mounted Police   Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:06 pm

I am looking for information regarding my great uncle above who was KIA at the battle of Isandlwana on the 22/1/1879. I am looking for any information regarding his service record which is apparently missing from the central archive with all the other information relating to the Natal Mounted Police. I already have obtained very useful information including his service number from the information available on this site and any further details or suggestions of other avenues to follow would be very helpful.
Also details of where he may be buried with any photos would be appreciated.

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PostSubject: Re: Trooper 186 William Fletcher Natal Mounted Police   Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:23 pm

Hi Rene, sadly the only records remaining for the NMP to my knowledge are held by the SA Archives in Pietermaritzburg.

All I can add is that he was attested in Pietermaritzburg on 1.8.77, Aged 24. His Next-of-kin was him brother J. Fletcher who resided at No12 Ely Place, Georges Road, Southwark, London.

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PostSubject: Trpr Fletcher NMP    Thu Sep 17, 2015 2:55 am

Hi Bennet
Unfortunately all I have is the same as Cam , which is in Terry Sole's ' For God , Queen & Colony '
90th You need to study mo
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PostSubject: Trpr Fletcher NMP    Thu Sep 17, 2015 2:56 am

There are still a couple on here who may be able to help , these being Barry & Brett from Sth Africa .
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PostSubject: Re: Trooper 186 William Fletcher Natal Mounted Police   Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:01 am

I am sorry, but I cannot help in this instance.
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PostSubject: Re: Trooper 186 William Fletcher Natal Mounted Police   Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:46 pm

cam simpson wrote:
Hi Rene, sadly the only records remaining for the NMP to my knowledge are held by the SA Archives in Pietermaritzburg.

All I can add is that he was attested in Pietermaritzburg on 1.8.77, Aged 24. His Next-of-kin was him brother J. Fletcher who resided at No12 Ely Place, Georges Road, Southwark, London.

Cam.

Very Many thanks Rene Bennet
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PostSubject: Re: Trooper 186 William Fletcher Natal Mounted Police   Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:50 pm

90th wrote:
Hi Bennet
Unfortunately all I have is the same as Cam , which is in Terry Sole's  ' For God , Queen & Colony '
90th You need to study mo
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PostSubject: Re: Trooper 186 William Fletcher Natal Mounted Police   Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:51 pm

Brett Hendey wrote:
I am sorry, but I cannot help in this instance.
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PostSubject: Re: Trooper 186 William Fletcher Natal Mounted Police   Thu Sep 17, 2015 11:50 pm

Hello,

Not a huge amount of help regarding William Fletcher, however there is a possibility that the photo at the link below is the grave of his uncle Charles Edward (survivor of Isandlwana) in Pietermaritzburg:

http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=2864206

I made an enquiry about this on the forum last year:

http://www.1879zuluwar.com/t8221-trooper-c-e-fletcher-isandlwana-survivor?highlight=Fletcher

Sorry not to be of more help, however it would be good to ascertain whether the grave in PMB is indeed Charles the survivor's.

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PostSubject: AZ/ABW graves in Natal.   Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:23 am

Hi All,
Anyone searching for war graves in Natal  would be very well advised to contact Mr Steve Watt(?s) in Pietermaritzburg. I have already posted his mobile  phone number on this forum and it will be found by doing a  forum search . His computerised data base is comprised of tens of thousands of entries. He will supply a cd with the names and grave location data , at a price, as well as there is a hardcopy version of his data already in the public domain.
A small number of NMP/NP are buried in the NP section of the municipal cemetery in Church St, in Pietermaritzburg ( near Grey's hospital).  A Fletcher entry may well be found by using these resources.

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PS : Steve is the Pmbg representative of the  Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
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