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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: A meeting with Empress Eugenie   Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:39 pm

This is an audio recording held by the Imperial War Museum. General Sir Ivo Vesey describes his meetings with Empress Eugenie at Farnborough Hill, including a discussion on the death of the Prince Imperial.

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PostSubject: A meeeting with Empress Eugenie    Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:16 pm

Excellent Steve albeit with some errors , time does get away with you , believe me.... I know it ! hahahahahaha
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PostSubject: Re: A meeting with Empress Eugenie   Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:29 pm

I love hearing voices from the past. Thanks for posting.
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PostSubject: Empress of the French   Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:59 pm

Hi Steve,


Thanks for posting. Most interesting!
HRH Princess Eugenie, according to the transcript, true to form was very warm and friendly, gracious and enjoyed showing artifacts from Zululand to her visitor, Vesey, at her palace at Farnborough Park. This time however it was not the tamboekie grass, in a pot, taken from her son's site of death, shown to Vesey, but rather saddlery and the shroud that the Prince Imperial's  body was wrapped in etc.



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