WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

'Ah! Those red soldiers at Isandlwana, how few they were, and how they fought! They fell like stones-each man in his place
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Lieutenant Edward Henry Vere Haldene, 88th Foot.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyToday at 12:38 pm by 1879graves

» Lieut-Colonel Hugh Hovel Thurlow
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyToday at 12:32 pm by 1879graves

» John Wesley Shepstone
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyToday at 8:46 am by 1879graves

» George Astell Pardoe Lieutentant, 13th Light Infantry
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyToday at 5:04 am by Frank Allewell

» Lieut: C. M. Hutton. 52nd Foot
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyToday at 12:35 am by 90th

» General Buller's statue to be moved?
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyToday at 12:07 am by 90th

» Return from Zululand Private LETHBRIDGE and Corporal BERRY
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 6:26 pm by ADMIN

» Assistant Commissary Alfred Sadler, Commissariat and Transport Department
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 5:04 pm by ADMIN

» CLUBBE, Sir CHARLES PERCY BARLEE.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 4:55 pm by 1879graves

» Major Henry Joseph Francis Audus Army Hospital Corps
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 4:35 pm by 1879graves

» Lieutenant. Amyatt-Burney, H.A.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 4:30 pm by 1879graves

» ADMIRAL SIR F. W. RICHARDS
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 2:57 pm by ADMIN

» Private T. Thornett, 24th Foot, who was KIA at the battle of Isandlwana
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 1:19 pm by ADMIN

» Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel John Russell 12th Lancers.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 1:11 pm by ADMIN

» 1395 Pte John Williams (Fielding) VC,
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 1:09 pm by ADMIN

» Lt.Colonel Law
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 11:08 am by 1879graves

» National Army Museum iSandlwana Lecture 25th January 2020
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 9:45 am by John Young

» John Courtenay Chasmen Chadwick.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyYesterday at 7:51 am by 1879graves

» Lt Col George Merritt OBE
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 11:25 pm by ADMIN

» Lieutenant Charles Henry Bennett Williams
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 10:52 pm by ADMIN

» COLONEL JOHN MATHEW JONES
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 10:43 pm by ADMIN

» Maxwell, William Henry Stopiord Heron
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 9:49 pm by ADMIN

» Sir Charles Bullen Hugh Mitchell
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 9:38 pm by ADMIN

» Lieutenant A.E.Miles 2nd Batt. Kings Royal Rifles
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 9:22 pm by ADMIN

» Lieutenant Charles Henry Bennett Williams. 94th Foot
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 9:12 pm by ADMIN

» DAVID FRANCIS LEWIS
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 7:54 pm by 1879graves

» Howard Fleetwood Babington.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 7:31 pm by 1879graves

» FREDERICK JOHN DURRANT SCOTT,
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 6:18 pm by ADMIN

» 142 years on.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 10:29 am by ADMIN

» The future of the Museum of the Royal Welsh, Brecon.
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 10:04 am by ADMIN

» Staff Quarter-Master Sergeant J. E. Faulks, North Staffordshire Regiment
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 12:37 am by 90th

» Private Henry Vaughan, 1st or King’s Dragoon Guards
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 12:36 am by 90th

» Capt. R. Maclean, Nat. Mtd. Inf
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 12:34 am by ADMIN

» Tpr. R. G. Nicholson. Diamond Fds Horse
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 12:04 am by 90th

» Notes on England's Sons 8th Edition Pte Wyer/Hudd
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyFri Jan 22, 2021 12:00 am by 90th

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Battle of Isandlwana 1879 with Historian Dr David Rattray
Top posters
90th
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
littlehand
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
ADMIN
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
1879graves
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
rusteze
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
John
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
ADMIN
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
1879graves
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
90th
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
John Young
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
nail73
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
gardner1879
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Blacksmith
 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_left Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Bar_right 
Most active topics
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable. 4
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Isandlwana, Last Stands
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
carbineers henry horse 24th melvill Prince payne Mounted Isandlwana George zulu Franklin drift martini harford john gardner Russell Woolfryes Durnford james smith spalding taylor Natal Police

 

  Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy

Go down 
AuthorMessage
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7083
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Empty
PostSubject: Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy    Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 11:20 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
"Served with the 99th Regiment in the Zulu Campaign. He was present at the action at Gingindlovu. He was later taken ill and died in the officers' hospital on the 23rd September 1879 age 20 years and five months. Photographer: Lambert Weston & Son, Folkestone & Dover, Kent"
Source: E-mail
Back to top Go down
24th

24th

Posts : 1851
Join date : 2009-03-25

 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Empty
PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy    Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 11:48 pm

WILLIAM D'ARCY, Lieutenant Ninety-ninth Regiment, served in the
Zulu War, and Captain Third Battalion Royal Inniskillen Fusileers; died
unmarried September 25, 1879.
Back to top Go down
24th

24th

Posts : 1851
Join date : 2009-03-25

 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Empty
PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy    Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 11:58 pm

"WILLIAM IRVINE D’ARCY
2ND LIEUTENANT, 99 TH
REGIMENT (DUKE OD EDINBURGH’S).
Second Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy, who died in the Military Hospital at Durban on 23 September
1879, was the eldest son of William D’Arcy, Esquire, late Captain, 67th Regiment, of Castle Irvine, Fermanagh,Ireland, by his marriage with Louisa, daughter of John Cockburn, Esquire, Royal Horse Artillery. He was born on 24th April 1859, at Dover, and was educated at Mr. R.H. Hammond’s, at Ewell, near Dover. On 9th February
1877, he was appointed Sib-Lieutenant in the Fermanagh Light Infantry Militia, and in the first training acquitted himself so creditably as to cause him being recommended for a line commission. “He is a very zealous and intelligent officer,” wrote his Colonel, “and has conducted himself in a manner highly commendable.” He was gazetted to the 99th Regiment on 4 December 1878, and receiving orders to sail for the Cape, embarked, a month later, on board the “Nyanza” at Southampton. Arriving at Durban at the end of January 1879, he was at once sent to the front to join the portion of his regiment that was stationed on the Lower Thukela – the headquarters being at that time shut up in Eshowe. Lieutenant D’Arcy served for two months on the Natal frontier. On the formation of the Eshowe relieving column, he was attached with the five companies of the
99th to its 1st Brigade, and took part in its advance, in the last days of May into Zululand. He was present at the battle of Gingindlovu on 3 April (within four months of his being gazetted), and subsequently accompanied the regiment in its march back to the frontier. A few weeks afterwards his health became slightly impaired, apparently from the violent alternations of temperature to which he had been exposed in so short a period, and in the last week in June he went into hospital at Fort Pearson. There he contracted typhoid fever, from which, however, under skilful treatment and tender nursing, he recovered sufficiently to enable his being removed to Durban. His letters from that town, written to his family, were of the most cheerful description, telling of his hopes, amongst others, of returning home on six months’ leave. “I feel all right in my health, but cannot walk much,” he wrote in a letter dated 15 September and borne home in the very packet which brought tidings of his death. Four days after penning the above words, in
consequence of a sudden fall in the temperature, he contracted a slight cold, and within a week passed quietly away. Sprung from a branch of the old family of the D’Arcy Irvines, of Castle Irvine, Fermanagh, Lieutenant D’Arcy was not the first of his name who has rendered up his life in the service of his country. By his comrades
of the 99th– to whom, notwithstanding the shortness of his sojourn with them, he had greatly endeared himself –a monument to his memory has been erected over his grave in the military cemetery at Durban."




Source Angloboarwar
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




 Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Empty
PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy    Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Lieutenant William Irvine D’Arcy
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: