Film Zulu: Colour Sergeant Bourne: It's a miracle. Lieutenant John Chard: If it's a miracle, Colour Sergeant, it's a short chamber Boxer Henry point 45 caliber miracle. Colour Sergeant Bourne: And a bayonet, sir, with some guts behind it.
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Geoffrey Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 18th Baron Saye and Sele
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Subject: Geoffrey Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 18th Baron Saye and Sele Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:47 pm
"Geoffrey Cecil Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 18th Baron Saye and Sele (3 August 1858 – 2 February 1937), was a British soldier and Liberal politician. He served as Comptroller of the Household between 1912 and 1915.
Saye and Sele was the eldest son of John Fiennes Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 17th Baron Saye and Sele, and his wife Lady Augusta Sophia, daughter of Thomas Hay-Drummond, 11th Earl of Kinnoull. Sir Eustace Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 1st Baronet, was his younger brother.
Saye and Sele fought in the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 as a Captain in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. He was appointed an Honorary Colonel of the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers in 1907. During the First World War he served as an Area Commandant in Flanders. He was also a Lieutenant-Colonel in the 3rd Battalion of the Middlesex County Regiment.
Saye and Sele succeeded his father in the barony in 1907 and took his seat on the Liberal benches in the House of Lords. From 1912 to 1915 he served under H. H. Asquith as Comptroller of the Household.
Lord Saye and Sele married Marion Ruperta Murray, daughter of Major Robert Bartholomew Lawes, in 1884. They had five sons and two daughters. He died in February 1937, aged 78, and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Geoffrey. Lady Saye and Sele died in July 1946, aged 82."
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Subject: Re: Geoffrey Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 18th Baron Saye and Sele Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:32 am
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette, Saturday 10 August 1912.
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From Mackinnon & Shadbolt . 2nd Lt Twiselton- Wykeham Fiennes , G.C. Jioned the Batt early April at Maritzburg , and remained on Detatchment at Fort Napier until the conclusion of the campaign . Awarded Medal with 1879 Clasp . Cheers 90th.
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Subject: Re: Geoffrey Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 18th Baron Saye and Sele Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:15 am
WISDEN Obituaries in 1927
"THYNNE, MAJOR-GENERAL SIR REGINALD THOMAS, K.C.B., born on December 23, 1843, died in London on December 29, 1926, aged 83. He was in the Radley Eleven in 1861 and 1862 and in the Football Fifteen in 1860-1.
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Subject: Re: Geoffrey Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 18th Baron Saye and Sele Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:30 am
Returning to the titled Wykeham-Fiennes, a member of the family is well-known for another title LORD VOLDEMORT.