WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu.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.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Lieutenant H C Young, 2nd Battalion 3rd Regiment, Natal Native Contingent
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyThu Dec 05, 2019 7:32 pm by 1879graves

» John Moreland
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyThu Dec 05, 2019 7:29 pm by 1879graves

» F. W. David Jackson
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyTue Dec 03, 2019 8:53 pm by ADMIN

» Stoker John Merritt, HMS Boadicea
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySun Dec 01, 2019 6:36 pm by Petty Officer Tom

» 25B/ 1371 Private Thomas Morrison 2/24 Foot, Rorke's Drift Denfender, Facebook Sale
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyWed Nov 27, 2019 7:18 pm by 1879graves

» New Book on AW Durnford
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 10:28 pm by bill cainan

» Zulu War kit bags
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 9:29 pm by Magnus

» Trooper Walter Granger's account of Isandhlwana.
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 3:26 pm by Julian Whybra

» The search for Gardner's mysterious German
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 12:52 pm by John Young

» Help in identifying this Foreign Service Helment
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 11:36 am by simond9x

» James Garnett
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 6:20 pm by 1879graves

» Lieut-Col Ambrose Humphrys Bircham
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 5:53 pm by 1879graves

» Captain Church
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 5:19 pm by 1879graves

» Dynamite at iSandlwana
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptySat Nov 23, 2019 9:13 am by SRB1965

» Dill’s Store
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyFri Nov 22, 2019 11:00 am by Frank Allewell

Lt. Augustus W. Hill, 57th Regt.
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles IMG-7742 Mac and Shad] (Isandula Collection)
The Zulu Wars - Twilight Of The Zulus - Episode 3 - Full Documentary
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
littlehand
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
ADMIN
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
1879graves
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
rusteze
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
John
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
impi
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
Fair Use Notice
Fair use notice. This website may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorised by the copyright owner. We are making such material and images are available in our efforts to advance the understanding of the “Anglo Zulu War of 1879. For educational & recreational purposes. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in UK copyright law. The information is purely for educational and research purposes only. No profit is made from any part of this website. If you hold the copyright on any material on the site, or material refers to you, and you would like it to be removed, please let us know and we will work with you to reach a resolution.
Top posting users this month
1879graves
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
Saul David 1879
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
WeekendWarrior
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
ADMIN
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_leftPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles BarPrivate 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Bar_right 
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.1
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable. 4
Durnford was he capable.5
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable.2
Durnford was he capable. 3
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.

Share
 

 Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles

Go down 
AuthorMessage
John Young

John Young

Posts : 1981
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 63
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyMon May 21, 2018 10:24 am

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd. Batt., 60th (King’s Royal Rifle Corps) Rifles.
John Young Collection

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
The crest of the 3rd/60th.
John Young Collection

Private Chesher - who appears on some medal rolls as ‘Cheser’ - served during the Zulu War with his battalion.  He received the medal without a clasp.  He subsequently served in 1882 Egyptian Campaign.  He was a resident of Hertford.

JY
Back to top Go down
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 2982
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Re: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyMon May 21, 2018 7:29 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Hertford Mercury and Reformer 28 June 1879

Great photo JY, thank you for sharing it.

Salute
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
John Young

John Young

Posts : 1981
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 63
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Re: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyMon May 21, 2018 7:47 pm

Andy,

Thanks for that. I wonder which officer Harry was batman to?

I see in Roy Dutton’s work that the author of the letter appears as ‘Sergeant 2978 Chester, H.’ who did receive the ‘79 bar.

The photograph did come with another 60th Rifles cdv taken in Cairo, sadly it was not identified. I just wonder if...

JY



Back to top Go down
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 2982
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Re: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyTue May 22, 2018 6:44 pm

Hi John

I came across the following

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]

Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
John Young

John Young

Posts : 1981
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 63
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Re: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyWed May 23, 2018 11:15 am

Cheers Andy,

I’m trying to find a group photograph of the Sergeants of the 3rd/60th I have, in an effort to try a spot a family resemblance to Harry’s cdv.

JY
Back to top Go down
rai



Posts : 189
Join date : 2009-10-16

Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Re: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyWed May 23, 2018 4:46 pm

On the 60th muster rolls, Henry Chesher no 2978 col/sgt 3rd/60th enlisted 24 sept 1869 died 27 jan 1880, labourer from Halford, in 1871 he is at Bellary in india as a corporal.
As Andy states above a H Chesher is a private during zulu war, 1 boer war, and egypt 82, in 3/60.
It would seem to be two men with the same initials H, Henry the sgt dies in 1880, whereas H continues in the first boer war and 1882 egypt.
2978 is on the medal roll as chester and is a sgt, receives medal and 1879 clasp, 3467 is a private cheser on the medal roll receives a no clasp medal.
rai keynshamlighthorse
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young

Posts : 1981
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 63
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Re: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles EmptyWed May 23, 2018 5:03 pm

Rai,

Thanks for that.

Regards,

John
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty
PostSubject: Re: Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles   Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Private 3467 Harry Chesher, 3rd/60th Rifles
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: THE ONE'S THE HISTORY BOOKS FORGOT-
Jump to: