WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Film Zulu: Colour Sergeant Bourne : The sentries report Zulus to the southwest. Thousands of them.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» List of identified bodies at Isandlwana
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyToday at 8:26 pm by Frank Allewell

» 1595 Pte. E. Jones 2/24th
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyToday at 10:40 am by RickB

» Orderly Room Sergeant role
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyToday at 9:49 am by Julian Whybra

» New British Muzleloaders videos on Isandlwana
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyYesterday at 3:33 pm by Frank Allewell

» Library destroyed
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyTue Apr 20, 2021 5:42 am by barry

» Zulu War Medal
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySat Apr 17, 2021 4:38 pm by Bill8183

» sergeant G J Brown
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySat Apr 17, 2021 12:10 pm by 90th

» Captain HUGH O'DONNELL.
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyFri Apr 16, 2021 7:32 pm by WeekendWarrior

» Great Grandfather James (Jimmy) Robinson DCM
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyFri Apr 16, 2021 3:54 pm by Kenny

» In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyFri Apr 16, 2021 1:36 pm by gardner1879

» Colour - Sergeant George William Mabin
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyMon Apr 12, 2021 11:07 am by Visitor

» Trpr. Simpson's medal
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyThu Apr 08, 2021 5:13 pm by Julian Whybra

» Someone maybe able to help. 2235 Pte A F Edmonds J7th DCOLrg
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyThu Apr 08, 2021 3:30 am by 90th

» Medal ribbon on Patrol Jacket
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySun Apr 04, 2021 9:47 pm by John Young

» One of the lesser-known stories. It took place around the same time as Isandlwana.
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySun Apr 04, 2021 9:54 am by Julian Whybra

» Isandlwana Survivor photo's
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySat Apr 03, 2021 7:06 pm by ADMIN

» <Pte. W. Dunne 2nd Btn 3rd (East Kent) Regiment ('The Buffs') & Sgt. O. Hydenburg (Aydenburg) Natal Native Contingent,)
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyFri Apr 02, 2021 1:33 pm by gardner1879

» William Papworth. Alan Gardner's servant.
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyThu Apr 01, 2021 10:28 pm by gardner1879

» Smith-Dorrien 1881
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyThu Apr 01, 2021 5:45 pm by John Young

» Archibald Forbes query
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyTue Mar 30, 2021 11:26 am by Julian Whybra

» Norris-Newman
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyMon Mar 29, 2021 10:17 am by ADMIN

» Forum questions or problems!
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySun Mar 28, 2021 10:25 pm by ADMIN

» Pte Lewitt of the 58th Foot
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySun Mar 28, 2021 12:09 am by 90th

» nTshingwayo ka Mahole
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyFri Mar 26, 2021 6:07 am by Frank Allewell

» George Astell Pardoe Lieutentant, 13th Light Infantry
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyWed Mar 24, 2021 12:13 am by 90th

» Press coverage of the Zulu King
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyMon Mar 22, 2021 9:33 am by Frank Allewell

» Mini Series : Shaka: King of the Zulu Nation
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySat Mar 20, 2021 9:47 am by Frank Allewell

» Henry Felton 3/60th
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyFri Mar 19, 2021 1:28 pm by Will M

» Pvt John Llyod 1/24th
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyWed Mar 17, 2021 7:12 pm by gardner1879

» William De Passey, 17th Lancers.1879.
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyWed Mar 17, 2021 2:00 pm by 1879graves

» Natal Transport Service
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyTue Mar 16, 2021 10:07 pm by 90th

» The Passing of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySat Mar 13, 2021 5:38 pm by Brett Hendey

» Prevost, William. Ensign. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySat Mar 13, 2021 11:15 am by John Young

» 9312 Sapper H Cuthbert 5th Field Coy RE
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyFri Mar 12, 2021 1:29 pm by ADMIN

» Zulu War to Boer war. Those who served in both.
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyWed Mar 10, 2021 3:02 pm by 1879graves

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Battle Of ISANDLWANA1879/01/22 Camp Over Run
Top posters
90th
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
littlehand
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
ADMIN
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
1879graves
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
rusteze
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
John
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
Frank Allewell
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
gardner1879
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
90th
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
John Young
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
WeekendWarrior
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
aussie inkosi
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Kenny
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Shaun Winkler
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
1879graves
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_left7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Bar_right 
Most active topics
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable. 4
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable. 3
Durnford was he capable.2
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Most Viewed Topics
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Adding to the Library
The ammunition question
Recent Members To The ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879)
ISANDLWANA SURVIVIORS
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Lieutenant Adendorff 1-3 N.N.C.
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.
Keywords
George spalding zulu Franklin Natal taylor payne Russell smith Police martini Prince horse 24th Isandlwana drift Durnford carbineers henry Mounted john harford melvill Forbes Woolfryes james
 

 7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898

Go down 
AuthorMessage
John

John

Posts : 2558
Join date : 2009-04-06
Age : 58
Location : UK

7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Empty
PostSubject: 7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898   7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySun Oct 25, 2009 12:47 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back Row (L-R) Pte Robert Jones VC, Pte Alfred Hook VC, Pte William Jones VC.
Front Row (L-R) Pte David Bell VC, Col E S Brown VC, Pte Fred Hitch VC, Pte John Fielding VC

1. Pte Robert Jones VC, won VC at Rorke's Drift. Born 19th August 1857 Tynewydd Nr Raglan; committed suicide (disputed, may have been shooting accident) 6th Sept 1898; buried in St Peter's Churchyard, Peterchurch. At time of burial coffin taken over churchwall rather than through gate, headstone facing opposite to all others in churchyard due to Jones's alleged suicide.

2. Pte Alfred Hook VC, won VC at Rorke's Drift. Born 6th August 1850 at Birdwood, Churcham, Glocs, died 12th March 1905 of consumption, buried in Churcham, St Andrew's parish church. Worked in British Museum as an inside duster, later promoted to umbrella attendant.

3. Pte William Jones VC , won VC at Rorke's Drift. Born 16th August 1839 in Bristol, died 15th April 1913, buried in Phillips Park Cemetery, Manchester. Pawned VC for £5 to feed his family then later sold pawn ticket. Just before death was found wandering the streets of Manchester under the illusion the Zulus were coming to get him. [Note that William Jones is not wearing his VC in the photo, due to the medal having been pawned.]

4. Pte David Bell VC, won VC at Little Andaman Islands, 7th May 1867 saving men from island inhabited by cannibals. Born 1845 Co Down Northern Ireland, died 7th March 1920, buried Woodlands Cemetery, Gillingham. [Pte William Griffith VC, ot shown in this group, won his VC at the same situation, later killed 22nd Jan 1879 at Isandlwana.]

5. Col Browne won VC at Inhlobana, 29th March 1879 rescuing stranded Mounted infantrymen. Born 23rd Dec 1852, Cambridge, died 16th July 1907, buried Clarens Cemetery, Chemin de Munraz, Montreaux .

6. Pte Frederick Hitch VC, won VC at Rorke's Drift. Born 29th Nov 1856 Southgate, Middlesex, died 6th Jan 1913 of pneumonia and heart failure due to picket duty while on strike as a cabby after the Home Secretary (Winston Churchill) increased the price of petrol but did not allow fares to be increased at the time; Hitch is buried in Chiswick cemetery.

7. Pte John Fielding VC (aka John Williams), won VC at Rorke's Drift; joined the army as John Williams to avoid his father knowing of enlistment; born 24th May 1857 in Abergavenny, died 25th Nov 1932, buried Llantaman, Monmouthshire.

From: .genealogyworld
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10263
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 64
Location : Melbourne, Australia

7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Empty
PostSubject: brecon V.C"S   7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptySun Oct 25, 2009 10:43 pm

hi john .
good work, Ive never seen that photo .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
Rundberg

Rundberg

Posts : 25
Join date : 2009-10-06
Age : 65
Location : Sweden

7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898   7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyMon Oct 26, 2009 11:25 am

Rundberg.
I little bit more sensitivity; some of the hero’s in the photo have living relatives, who could quite rightly take offence at your comment.

Post deleted.
By Admin.
Back to top Go down
Dave

Dave

Posts : 1604
Join date : 2009-09-21

7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898   7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyMon Oct 26, 2009 9:01 pm

Was this a reunion?

Dave.
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898   7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 8:16 am

Dave. I think the photo was taken, during the unveiling of a Zulu War Memorial.
Back to top Go down
1879graves

1879graves

Posts : 3169
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898   7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 EmptyWed Oct 28, 2009 6:38 pm

Littlehand, you are correct.

GATHERING OF 7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898 TO COMMEMORATE THE UNVEILING OF THE ZULU WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUE

This link http://www.genealogyworld.net/azwar/brecon.html explains all
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
 
7 VC AWARDEES AT BRECON IN 1898
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: GENEALOGY-
Jump to: