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Captain David Moriarity, 80th, KIA Ntombe
This photograph taken when he was in the 7th Regiment prior to his transfer to the 80th. [Mac & Shad] (Isandula Collection)
The Battle of Isandlwana: One of The Worst Defeats of The British Empire - Military History
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PostSubject: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Fri May 13, 2016 4:45 pm

Found this interesting cutting in an old book. It originally appeared in 1931 (Sergeant Warren's letter about Isandhlwana was in the Bristol Observer on 29 March 1879).
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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Fri May 13, 2016 5:47 pm

Steve,

Sergeant 644 William Edward Warren, N Battery, 5th Brigade, Royal Artillery. He attested on 8th April 1868 at the age of 18 years.

Discharged as Sergeant-Major 30th June 1898.

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PostSubject: Sgt W.E.Warren RA    Sun May 15, 2016 6:10 am

Seems Sgt Warren is another who is put down as an Isandlwana Survivor , simply because of the fact he wasn't in the camp at the time of the battle , if , as the story says is correct that he was with the relieving force the nest morning at RD , he was certainly out with LC , and not in the camp during the battle .
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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Sun May 15, 2016 10:05 am

Hi 90th

You are correct, it is the newspapers that claim he was a Survivor. Sgt. Warren never claimed to be a Survivor of the battle. He does give a good account of what he was doing during the day of the 22nd and was out with LC.
In a letter to his father he tells all and was printed in Western Daily Press 26 March 1879.

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PostSubject: Sgt W.E.Warren RA    Sun May 15, 2016 1:56 pm

Thanks Andy , as expected .
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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Sun May 15, 2016 8:31 pm

I've had a quick search and he seems to have died in the March quarter of 1932 aged 81 in Orsett, Essex.

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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Sun May 15, 2016 10:11 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Sun May 15, 2016 10:18 pm

Thanks Steve, do you know which cemetery that is?

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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Sun May 15, 2016 11:08 pm

Hi Tim

No, I can't be sure, but St Giles and All Saints at Orsett appears to have quite a large churchyard. Otherwise it might be the cemetery at Grays. Here is Sgt Warren and I think his first wife (my not very expert joining of two photos).
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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Sun May 15, 2016 11:57 pm

Steve did you find his grave on a website, if yes which site?
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PostSubject: Re: Sergeant W E Warren RA - Veteran   Mon May 16, 2016 11:01 am

The result of some digging on ancestry.

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