Zulu Dawn:Col Crealock. “Excuse me, my Lord, there's something I must convey to you. I rode along the track down to Rorke's Drift. The sky above is red with fire. Your orders my Lord? Do we move to the drift?”
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Subject: Re: Moriarty's Grave in Lüneburg Cemetery. Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:59 pm
Notice the wrong date on the inscription: 11 March 1879 On that day he was still well and alive and according to some accounts actually had his adversary Umbelini in his camp eating mealies!! The disaster took place in the early hours of the 12th!
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Capt. D. Moriarty 80th (Staffordshire Volunteers) Regiment, killed in action at Ntombi Drift - Memorial Inscription (Grange Churchyard, Limerick) [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Capt. D. Moriarty 80th (Staffordshire) Regiment, killed in action at Ntombi Drift (Luneburg) [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]