I couldnt find the previous posts on this subject but this may be of some little help but you never know .
' A Visit 6 Mnths After Isandlwana ' by A.N. Montgomery , J.P. Late Commandant 1 NNC , Formerly Captain Royal
As they made their way down toward Fugitive's Drift this is what Montgomery says regarding Stuart - Smith .
'' There was a ravine on the left , which no doubt , some stragglers had made for , but we had no time to explore it .
We had now arrived at the precipitous bank above Fugitive's Drift ; What a rush there must have been here ! . I do
not often dismount , and my horse was surefooted , but here I did , for it was no use galling his withers and knocking
his legs to pieces . Some little way down , turning around a boulder of almost 12 feet high and almost perpendicular ,
we came upon other signs of the fallen . Here , close by where a small wooden cross marked the rough grave of Stuart - Smith , R.A , lay a horse and rider , his foot still in the stirrup , pulled a little one side for the often mentioned
zulu ' coup de grace ' .
I wonder if the rider's body was that of Macdonald who was a member of the I.M.I . ???. Killed with Stuart - Smith while Smith - Dorrien was attempting to bandage Macdonalds arm .