Zulu Dawn:Corporal Storey : [to the soldier next to him, referring to the ammunition] Soft 'eaded buggers these. Flatten out against the bone. Smash 'em out. Storey's mate: But bullets run out... and those bloody spears don 't.
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Subject: Senior Division, Staff College, Camberley, 1872 Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:32 pm
I picked this photograph up today.
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] Senior Division, Staff College, 1872 (John Young Collection.)
Here’s close-up on one section of the photograph, three of the four in the image served in the Zulu War: [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] L-R. E. L. England, 1st/13th; M. W. E. Gosset, 54th; as yet unidentified R. A. Officer & A. F. Hart, 31st.
However, the man that caught my attention was this officer: [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] The then Lt. A. C. Gardner, then serving in the 11th Hussars.