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Lieutenant John Chard:What's our strength? Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead Seven officers including surgeon commissaries and so on Adendorff now I suppose wounded and sick 36 fit for duty 97 and about 40 native levies Not much of an army for you.
 
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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: Lord Chelmsford's Services   Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:09 pm

"Lord Chelmsford served with the Grenadier Guards in the Crimea from the 31st May 1855, including the siege and fall of Sebastopol (Medal with Clasp, Brevet of Major, Sardinian and Turkish Medals, and 5th Class of the Medjidie). Served with the 95th Regiment in the Indian campaign (Medal). Served in the Abyssinian campaign in 1868 as Deputy Adjutant General of the Expeditionary Force, and was present at the capture of Magdala (mentioned in despatches for " great ability and untiring energy," CB., and Medal). Served in command of the British forces in the Kafir war of 1878, and in the Zulu war of 1879, being present at the engagements of Gingiudhlovu and Ulundi (Medal with Clasp, and GCB.)"

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