WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Dawn:“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?”
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Leigh Hare, 24th
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyToday at 6:16 am by 90th

» Best Zulu wars documentary full.
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyToday at 5:45 am by Frank Allewell

» FIND-A-GRAVE WEBSITE
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyYesterday at 8:02 am by rai

» 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Leigh Hare, 24th - Sword
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Sep 14, 2021 4:59 pm by Brin

» Henry William Longcast, Interpreter.
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Sep 13, 2021 8:35 pm by Trev

» Zulu Dinner Event 30th October
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Sep 13, 2021 11:48 am by Julian Whybra

» Matabele Wars
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Sep 13, 2021 7:57 am by Frank Allewell

» Alexandra Mounted Rifles, full biographical details
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySat Sep 11, 2021 8:38 am by bazley@mweb.co.za

» Rorke's Drift defenders.
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyThu Sep 09, 2021 11:10 pm by Spudee

» Murray Charles Wyndham C.B
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Sep 08, 2021 6:49 am by Frank Allewell

» New Member - Old Questions?
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Sep 07, 2021 11:20 pm by altfritz

» Brevet Major. Henry Spalding of Rorke's Drift and Information for Columns
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Sep 06, 2021 7:17 pm by 1879graves

» Lt. of Orderlies A. Hall AHC KIA Isandlwana
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySun Sep 05, 2021 11:22 pm by ADMIN

» Who had a rifle?
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySun Sep 05, 2021 3:49 pm by gardner1879

» Essential Research
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyFri Sep 03, 2021 3:52 pm by Danny1960

» 1:72 Diorama of Ulundi
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyThu Sep 02, 2021 6:11 pm by philzrx

» Your favourite line from Zulu or Zulu Dawn
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyThu Sep 02, 2021 3:58 pm by philzrx

» Best book(s) regarding British military handguns circa AZW
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Sep 01, 2021 8:30 pm by Stand to

» Stolen Medals
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Aug 31, 2021 8:23 am by ADMIN

» 25B/2164 Pte Nolan Michael, Richard or Robert?
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Aug 30, 2021 10:34 pm by Bill8183

» 2077 Gunner Arthur Howard. R.A.
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Aug 30, 2021 8:49 am by ADMIN

» "Ex-Sergeant Major Craven" - a Curio.
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySun Aug 29, 2021 9:06 pm by ADMIN

» Chard/Bromhead revolvers
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySat Aug 28, 2021 1:06 pm by free1954

» martini - henry
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySat Aug 28, 2021 8:40 am by Peter35

» Company Sergeant Major F. W. Peake, Royal Engineers
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySat Aug 28, 2021 12:58 am by ADMIN

» Trump. J.Best. Lonsdale's Horse
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyFri Aug 27, 2021 11:23 am by ADMIN

» Off Topic Photograph Quiz
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Aug 25, 2021 9:17 am by 24th

» Shenanigans in the Mess
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Aug 25, 2021 5:35 am by WeekendWarrior

» Zulu War to Boer war. Those who served in both.
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Aug 24, 2021 9:51 pm by gardner1879

» LONGHURST, SEAWARD 1st Dragoon Guards.
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySun Aug 22, 2021 10:40 pm by ADMIN

» Isandhlwana: Fate of Godwin Austin and Pope
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySun Aug 22, 2021 9:35 am by Julian Whybra

» Major T de la Haye Brotherton. Royal Engineers
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySat Aug 21, 2021 7:38 pm by ADMIN

» A small mystery- (Possibly) Capt. Mostyn's ring and personal tragedy
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyFri Aug 20, 2021 9:40 pm by WeekendWarrior

» Best after action reporting/reading (books or vintage accounts)
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyFri Aug 20, 2021 2:02 pm by moltke

» Arthur William Hall
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyFri Aug 20, 2021 1:40 pm by WeekendWarrior

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
The Anglo-Zulu war: Walking the battlefield of Ulundi
Top posters
90th
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
littlehand
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
ADMIN
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
1879graves
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
rusteze
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
John
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
Frank Allewell
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
WeekendWarrior
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
1879graves
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
ADMIN
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Brin
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
rai
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Spudee
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Danny1960
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Kenny
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_leftFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th BarFrancis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Bar_right 
Most active topics
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable.1
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.5
Durnford was he capable. 4
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
williams zulu Police martini Isandlwana Woolfryes harford drift George 24th carbineers Franklin Mounted Durnford james spalding john horse Prince henry melvill Natal smith taylor Russell payne
 

 Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th

Go down 
+8
Paymaster 24th Foot
Saul David 1879
old historian2
kwajimu1879
90th
Julian Whybra
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
littlehand
12 posters
AuthorMessage
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Jan 03, 2011 9:09 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Source: J.P Makinnon & S.H Shadbolt

Further Information would be appricated.
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Posts : 2580
Join date : 2009-04-24

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Jan 03, 2011 11:09 pm

Littlehand. There's some information on Francis Freeman White on Mike Snook's: Notes on the Composition of the British Force at Isandlwana By Lt. Col. Mike Snook.

Page 2 at the bottom. Click on link.

http://1879zuluwar.forumotion.com/t3412-notes-on-the-composition-of-the-british-force-at-isandlwana-by-lt-col-mike-snook#15887
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Jan 04, 2011 10:05 pm

Thanks CTSG. There doe's not seemed to be to much information on Francis Freeman White. Tried lots of avenue's coming up with nothing. Thanks for looking anyway.
Back to top Go down
Julian Whybra



Posts : 2461
Join date : 2011-09-12

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Sep 13, 2011 1:01 pm

White was in the 1st battalion 24th Regiment, NOT the 2nd battalion.
In 1878 the Army Pay Department was formed which incorporated all regimental paymasters. It might be assumed that White had been transferred to this new unit, technically speaking.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10326
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Francis Freeman White.   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Sep 13, 2011 1:50 pm

Hi Julian.
I saw the F.F.White picture listed at the Waddington auction on the RDVC Forum and would like to have it !!. But , Alas I wont be bidding . Idea .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
kwajimu1879

kwajimu1879

Posts : 420
Join date : 2011-05-14

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Sep 13, 2011 8:39 pm

90th,

I've looked at the auction site as well, and I will not be bidding either, but for another reason.

The soldier depicted in the miniature is wearing a Royal Artillery pattern patrol jacket rather than an infantry pattern one which an officer of the 24th would have worn.

White served in the Indian Mutiny and was awarded the campaign medal without clasp, yet the officer in painting doesn't have a medal ribbon up.

Is it White? Personally I don't believe it is.

kwaJimu1879
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Sep 13, 2011 8:53 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Major Francis Freeman WHITE - Army Pay Dept. (24th Foot)
Copyright John Young Collection.
Back to top Go down
kwajimu1879

kwajimu1879

Posts : 420
Join date : 2011-05-14

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Sep 13, 2011 10:20 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Photo. kwaJimu1879 Collection

Hon. Major F.F. White 1st/24th during the 9th Frontier War, in an infantry pattern patrol jacket and wearing a medal ribbon for the Indian Mutiny.

kwaJimu1879
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10326
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Francis Freeman White.   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Sep 14, 2011 3:43 am

Hi Kwajimu .
Thanks again for the heads up .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
Julian Whybra



Posts : 2461
Join date : 2011-09-12

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Sep 14, 2011 9:31 am

No, the portrait cannot be White. It's a dead ringer for him though.
Back to top Go down
old historian2

old historian2

Posts : 1095
Join date : 2009-01-14
Location : East London

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Sep 14, 2011 11:52 am

Sorry guys. I we talking about the photo posted form the kwaJimu1879 Collection, or the one in the auction.
Back to top Go down
kwajimu1879

kwajimu1879

Posts : 420
Join date : 2011-05-14

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Sep 14, 2011 5:33 pm

OH2,

I believe Julian is agreeing with me, that the miniature portrait is not who the auction house allege it to be.

I'll bet that some poor sucker doesn't follow this site and pays an awful lot for it.

kwaJimu1879
Back to top Go down
Saul David 1879



Posts : 527
Join date : 2009-02-28

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyWed Sep 14, 2011 7:25 pm

My thoughts exactly.
Back to top Go down
Paymaster 24th Foot



Posts : 3
Join date : 2018-12-06

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyThu Dec 06, 2018 7:21 pm

Julian Whybra wrote:
No, the portrait cannot be White.  It's a dead ringer for him though.


Julian would you be so kind please as to explain why in your view it is not a picture of Francis White.

Many Thanks for any insights that you can give.
Back to top Go down
John

John

Posts : 2557
Join date : 2009-04-06
Age : 59
Location : UK

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptySun Dec 16, 2018 11:45 pm

Looks like Julian can't give a reason.
Back to top Go down
Paymaster 24th Foot



Posts : 3
Join date : 2018-12-06

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Dec 17, 2018 3:46 pm

I cannot agree with Julian's comments about this picture. Having done further research I have come to the conclusion that this is a cut out portion of a picture of Sir Bartle Frere, with members of the 24th foot and others at King Williams Town in 1878. In the whole picture Francis White is standing 3rd from the left. The original picture resides in the Africana Museum Johannesburg I hope this gives further insight.
Back to top Go down
Julian Whybra



Posts : 2461
Join date : 2011-09-12

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Dec 17, 2018 5:38 pm

Paymaster 24th Foot & John

The small photo from kwajimu's collection reproduced above (Sep 13 2011 9:20 pm) is indeed of White.
It is taken from a photo of the 'War Council', staff and 1/24th officers in the Military Reserve, taken in 1877. The photo appears in the Album of Bandmaster Burck.  
Apologies, I counted from the left, but included by mistake the man seated on the far left in the number.
The original photo can be found in Philip Gon's book opp. p. 144.


Last edited by Julian Whybra on Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:38 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young

Posts : 2279
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 65
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyMon Dec 17, 2018 7:33 pm

Julian,

Just for the sake of clarification this photograph in my collection has never been in the album of Bandmaster Burck.  My copy was from the personal property of one of the officers depicted in the photograph.  There could have been any number of prints made from the original plate.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere, Lt.-Gen. Sir Arthur Cunynghame, their Staffs, Civil Servants & Officers of 1st/24th. King William’s Town.
(John Young Collection.)

A close-up of the photograph clearly showing Francis White.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
(John Young Collection.)

The reverse of photograph endorsed with photographic studio’s stamp.  Apparently the studio of Crewes & Van Laun moved that address in 1878 to another address in Cape Town.

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

Given those present in the photograph I would conclude the latest date it could have been taken was January of 1878.  In my opinion it is not inconceivable that photograph was actually taken in 1877, prior to the resignations and dismissals of some in the photograph.

JY


Last edited by John Young on Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:45 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
Kenny



Posts : 450
Join date : 2013-05-07
Location : Brecon

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Dec 18, 2018 8:20 am

John,

I know that General Cunyinghame reviewed Imperial and local forces at Ibeka, in the Transkei on 24th January 1878. However I think the building in the photo still exists in King Wlliam's Town which was use as the British HQ in what was called 'British Kaffraria'. I notice that Hillier (next to White) also appears in this photo.
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young

Posts : 2279
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 65
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyTue Dec 18, 2018 2:37 pm

Kenny,

Thanks for the input.  It is my understanding that some the Cape Government officials in the photograph returned to Cape Town in early January 1878, their views being at variance with the Confederation policy.

Yes that is indeed Deputy Commissary Augustus Hillier, Ordnance Store Department.

JY
Back to top Go down
WeekendWarrior

WeekendWarrior

Posts : 150
Join date : 2017-07-21
Location : San Diego, CA

Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th Empty
PostSubject: Re: Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th   Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th EmptyFri Sep 27, 2019 6:34 pm

I have a few statements on the location of his body.

From Mackinnon and Shadbolt:
"It is believed that the body of Captain Younghusband was recognized by Major Tongue, lying near to that of Major White, when Colonel Glyn temporarily reocuppied the ill-fated camp on the night of the battle; and the remains were identified and buried by Colonel Black, 24th Regiment, on his visit to the field five months afterwards."

Daily Telegraph Correspondent on Burials:
"Amongst the officers identified were Captain Wardell, 1-24th; Lieutenant Anstey, 1-24th; Lieutenant Dyer, 2-24th; and Major White, Paymaster of the 1-24th Regiment."

*regarding this burial expedition, Major Black in his official report states that the Officers identified as Major White and Lieutenant Anstey were "a captain and a subaltern of the 24th unrecognizable".

Historical Records of the 24th:
"Paymaster White’s body was found to the left of the 2nd battalion 24th camp. He had apparently been fighting with the companies on the left."

Back to top Go down
 
Francis Freeman White Paymaster & Major 2/24th
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: