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Film Zulu Dawn quote: “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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Alexander Leslie Scott Burrowes

29 Jul 1849 Born, Son of Reverend Thomas Robert Fiennes Forth Burrowes and Amelia Wintle

6 Dec 1867 Entered Royal Marines as a Lieutenant attached to Royal Marine Artillery on probation. Attended Royal Naval College for Royal Marine Artillery.

15 Feb 1871 Lieutenant RMA on HMS Agincourt (Flag Ship, Channel Squadron)

14 Aug 1876 Lieutenant RMA on HMS Shah (Flag Ship, Pacific) in the "Shah" when engaged with the Peruvian rebel turret ship “Huascar," 1877. Served with the Marines landed for service during the Zulu war, 1878-79; accompanied the Ekowe Relief Column, present at the battle of Gingihlovo, 2 April 1879, and relief of Ekowe, 3 Apr; afterwards accompanied General Crealock's Column, mentioned in despatches (Zulu Medal and Clasp ‘1879’) Served ashore from 3 Mar to 21 Jul 1879.

24 Oct 1876 married Alice Sophia Wintle, daughter of Maj.-Gen. Edmund Wintle

17 May 1878 Promoted to Captain

30 June 1882 Captain RMA borne on HMS Alexandra for service with the battalions of Royal Marines. He performed the duties of Paymaster and Quartermaster to the R.M.A. Battalion throughout the campaign in Egypt, 1882; was present at the actions at Mallaha Junction, El Magfar, Kassassin 28th August, Kassassin 9th September, and Tel-el-Kebir (Egyptian Medal, Tel-el-Kebir Clasp, Khedive's Bronze Star).

31 Dec 1886 Promoted to Major

1 Jul 1890 Major employed on Recruiting Service, Edinburgh

31 Dec 1893 Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, Brevet

22 Jun 1897 Lieutenant Colonel in command of a Battalion of Royal Marine Artillery in the parade for Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, London

21 May 1901 Promoted to Colonel, Brevet

29 Jul 1907 Retired as Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Colonel

6 Nov 1927 Died at age 78


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