GLANVILLE, ERNEST. Add: son of a journalist who became one of South Africa’s leading politicians; worked in diamond fields before becoming war correspondent for the “Times” and other London papers in the 1879 Zulu War; then a journalist in Capetown.
NEWNHAM-DAVIS, LT. COL. N(ATHANIEL). Born in London, educated at Harrow; commissioned into the Buffs regiment in 1873 and fought in the Zulu Wars; later involved with the intelligence service in India; retired in 1894, joining the staff of the “Sporting Times,” become its assistant editor; also editor of the “Man of the World”, 1894-1900.
RUSSELL, WILLIAM H(OWARD). Pioneer war correspondent, covering for the “Times” the Crimean War, the U.S. Civil War, the Franco-Prussian War and the Zulu Wars; his one novel was an experiment which failed and was never repeated.