WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Film Zulu: Colour Sergeant Bourne : The sentries report Zulus to the southwest. Thousands of them.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Remembering Prince Phillip
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Apr 09, 2021 5:39 pm by Herbie

» New British Muzleloaders videos on Isandlwana
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Apr 09, 2021 4:10 pm by 90th

» In Affectionate Remembrance of P.C. Stephens
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Apr 09, 2021 10:55 am by John Young

» Trpr. Simpson's medal
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyThu Apr 08, 2021 5:13 pm by Julian Whybra

» Someone maybe able to help. 2235 Pte A F Edmonds J7th DCOLrg
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyThu Apr 08, 2021 3:30 am by 90th

» Medal ribbon on Patrol Jacket
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Apr 04, 2021 9:47 pm by John Young

» Zulu War Medal
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Apr 04, 2021 6:23 pm by Kenny

» One of the lesser-known stories. It took place around the same time as Isandlwana.
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Apr 04, 2021 9:54 am by Julian Whybra

» List of identified bodies at Isandlwana
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Apr 04, 2021 9:29 am by Julian Whybra

» Isandlwana Survivor photo's
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySat Apr 03, 2021 7:06 pm by ADMIN

» <Pte. W. Dunne 2nd Btn 3rd (East Kent) Regiment ('The Buffs') & Sgt. O. Hydenburg (Aydenburg) Natal Native Contingent,)
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Apr 02, 2021 1:33 pm by gardner1879

» William Papworth. Alan Gardner's servant.
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyThu Apr 01, 2021 10:28 pm by gardner1879

» Smith-Dorrien 1881
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyThu Apr 01, 2021 5:45 pm by John Young

» Archibald Forbes query
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyTue Mar 30, 2021 11:26 am by Julian Whybra

» Norris-Newman
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyMon Mar 29, 2021 10:17 am by ADMIN

» Forum questions or problems!
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Mar 28, 2021 10:25 pm by ADMIN

» Pte Lewitt of the 58th Foot
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Mar 28, 2021 12:09 am by 90th

» nTshingwayo ka Mahole
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Mar 26, 2021 6:07 am by Frank Allewell

» George Astell Pardoe Lieutentant, 13th Light Infantry
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyWed Mar 24, 2021 12:13 am by 90th

» Press coverage of the Zulu King
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyMon Mar 22, 2021 9:33 am by Frank Allewell

» Mini Series : Shaka: King of the Zulu Nation
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySat Mar 20, 2021 9:47 am by Frank Allewell

» Henry Felton 3/60th
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Mar 19, 2021 1:28 pm by Will M

» Pvt John Llyod 1/24th
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyWed Mar 17, 2021 7:12 pm by gardner1879

» William De Passey, 17th Lancers.1879.
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyWed Mar 17, 2021 2:00 pm by 1879graves

» Natal Transport Service
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyTue Mar 16, 2021 10:07 pm by 90th

» The Passing of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySat Mar 13, 2021 5:38 pm by Brett Hendey

» Prevost, William. Ensign. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Can anyone identify this person? EmptySat Mar 13, 2021 11:15 am by John Young

» 9312 Sapper H Cuthbert 5th Field Coy RE
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Mar 12, 2021 1:29 pm by ADMIN

» Zulu War to Boer war. Those who served in both.
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyWed Mar 10, 2021 3:02 pm by 1879graves

» Captain Gardner's Escort
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyTue Mar 09, 2021 10:50 pm by WeekendWarrior

» Out there from David Jackson
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyTue Mar 09, 2021 5:20 pm by Julian Whybra

» The source of the MacKinnon & Shadbolt map discovered.
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyTue Mar 09, 2021 2:28 am by WeekendWarrior

» Experiences During the Zulu War
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyTue Mar 09, 2021 12:25 am by Peter35

» Duck, Veterinary Colonel Francis, CB, AVD, PRCVS
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyMon Mar 08, 2021 6:12 pm by 1879graves

» 2nd Battalion, 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment, September 1879
Can anyone identify this person? EmptyFri Mar 05, 2021 5:28 pm by Kenny

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Battle Of ISANDLWANA1879/01/22 Camp Over Run
Top posters
90th
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
littlehand
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
ADMIN
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
1879graves
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
rusteze
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
John
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
Julian Whybra
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
gardner1879
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
90th
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
John Young
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Shaun Winkler
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Kenny
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
ADMIN
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
1879graves
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
aussie inkosi
Can anyone identify this person? Bar_leftCan anyone identify this person? BarCan anyone identify this person? Bar_right 
Most active topics
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable. 4
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
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
martini 24th harford Woolfryes zulu Natal james Police Durnford smith john spalding payne Franklin horse Mounted Isandlwana taylor henry George drift carbineers Prince Forbes Russell melvill
 

 Can anyone identify this person?

Go down 
AuthorMessage
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 7:19 pm

A friend at work has asked me to post this on the forum, in the hope someone maybe able to identify him. It’s a rather old photo and not in good condition. He found it in an old book he brought at a boot fair, it probably has nothing to do with the AZW. But I’m just doing him a favour. (Hope you don’t mind) (He looks a bit German)

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
24th

24th

Posts : 1857
Join date : 2009-03-25

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 7:26 pm

The cross in the middle of his chest certainly looks German. What was the title of the book he found it in?
Back to top Go down
John

John

Posts : 2558
Join date : 2009-04-06
Age : 58
Location : UK

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 7:31 pm

Littlehand.
Was it an actual photo? Found in the book, or from the book. (And Could it Albert. Queen Victorians Husband.)
Back to top Go down
24th

24th

Posts : 1857
Join date : 2009-03-25

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 7:40 pm

John. I don't think its Prince Albert. [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 7:59 pm

24th / John.
I will let you know Tuesday. I will be seeing him tomorrow night at work.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 9:05 pm

Littlehand,

The photograph does have something to do with the Anglo-Zulu War. It is of Drury Curzon Drury-Lowe, who commanded the 17th Lancers during the campaign. The photograph appears to be late 1880's/early 1890's.

Isandlwana
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 9:16 pm

Guess what. I bet my wife £5.00 that Isandlwana would come up with the name.
Thanks, Isandlwana I’m up £5.00. I will let him know.
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Posts : 2581
Join date : 2009-04-24

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 9:20 pm

Nice one Isandlwana.

Little hand.
Here is some more information.

General Sir Drury Curzon Drury Lowe. (1896)
This distinguished cavalry officer is the Colonel of the 17th Lancers, with which gallant regiment Sir Drury Lowe throughout his career, from cornet to colonel, has ever been intimately associated. He served with the 17th Lancers in the Crimea, in India during the Mutiny, and in Zululand, and was at the head of the regiment as Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding from 1866 to 1879. As Commander of the British cavalry throughtout the Egyptian War of 1882, Sir Drury Lowe's name has become widely familiar particularly in connection with the "midnight charge" at Kassassin, and brilliant dash across country after the battle of Tel-El-Kebir, which resulted in the capture of Cairo. Since then Sir Drury Lowe has commanded the Aldershot Cavalry Brigade and held the post of Inspector-General in Great Britain. He was born in 1830, joined the 17th Lancers in 1854, and was appointed Colonel of his regiment in 1892.
Back to top Go down
Saul David 1879



Posts : 527
Join date : 2009-02-28

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 9:35 pm

Isandlwana. You beat me to it.

Extract. From Battle of Ulundi - Anglo Zulu War of 1879 South Africa (Friday, 4th July 1879) Colonel Drury Curzon Drury Lowe extract.

“Those within the square who had witnessed Zulu attacks in previous actions felt that the assault lacked the ardour, the ferocity of previous engagements. There was a determined rush from the direction of kwaNodwengu of some 2,000 to 3,000 warriors on the corner of the square held by the 21st (The Royal Scots Fusiliers) and the 58th (The Rutlandshire) Regiments. Chelmsford saw the emergency and implored his men, "Cannot you fire faster?" The infantry duly obliged, their concentrated fire destroying the Zulu rush.

Colonel Drury Curzon Drury Lowe had been recalled from Half Pay to assume the command of the 17th Lancers, after the commanding officer had been wounded in a training exercise just prior to embarkation for the seat of war. A spent round struck Drury Lowe and unhorsed him, he made a brief self-examination and satisfied he had not sustained any serious wound he remounted. Drury Lowe had served with his regiment in the Crimea, but had not ridden in The Charge of the Light Brigade, although his brother had. No minor wound would rob him of the chance of participating in a cavalry charge at the head of the "Death or Glory Boys".

The Zulu attacks were by now faltering all round. They fell back, disorganised by the effect of the British firepower. Chelmsford chose this moment to unleash his regular cavalry, he ordered, "Go at them, Lowe, but don't pursue too far!" Drury Lowe led his squadrons out of the rear face of the square, formed, and charged the fleeing warriors. From the front of the square issued Buller's horsemen and a troop of 1st (The King's) Dragoon Guards. A ruthless, relentless and pitiless pursuit commenced with no quarter being sought by the Zulu and certainly none being offered by the British. There were score to settle, Isandlwana was to be avenged. Clemency was thrown to the wind as the Natal Native Horse and African infantry of the Natal Native Contingent and Wood's Irregulars set about butchering the Zulu wounded to a man. The huts that dotted the plain were put to the torch. Cannon pounded the retreating Zulus, before the gunners turned their attention to shelling Ulundi (onDini), King Cetshwayo's own ikhanda.”
Shortly after 10a.m. Chelmsford ordered Buller to burn Ulundi. A race commenced to see who would be first enter Ulundi, Captain Lord William Beresford, 9th Lancers, won it. The Zulu 'capital' was set aflame, the fires of its destruction would burn for days. As for King Cetshwayo, he had left Ulundi on the 3rd of July, and had been sheltering a nearby village when he heard of the defeat of his army, he too fled, a fugitive in his own kingdom."

Source:Text Copyright ©️ John. Young

S.D
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptySun Jul 05, 2009 11:42 pm

S.D.,

Isn't that a direct, unacknowledged, lift from rdvc.com?

Isandlwana
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10255
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 64
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: who is it?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 1:30 am

hi all.

wasnt sure who it was, but second medal in from the left on his breast is THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEDAL, ( zulu war medal).

cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
Saul David 1879



Posts : 527
Join date : 2009-02-28

Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 6:32 am

Isandlwana. It could be. if there apart of (ECO-Travel)
Along with.

Ultimatum Tree
» Battle of Nyezane
» Battle of Isandlwana
» Fugitives' Drift
» Battle of Rorke's Drift
» Siege of Eshowe
» Ntombi drift
» Battle of Hlobane
» Battle of Khambula
» Battle of Gingindlovu
» Prince Imperial Memorial
» Battle of Ulundi

Just a bit of information for littlehands mate.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]

S.D
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Can anyone identify this person? Empty
PostSubject: Re: Can anyone identify this person?   Can anyone identify this person? EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 11:10 pm

90th,

Drury-Lowe's 2nd medal is his Indian Mutiny medal. His 1879 Bar South African Medal is the third one.

S.D.

No rdvc.com has nothing to do with Eco-Travel, who have lifted my copyrighted text without my authority and published it on their website, I await their reply as to why.

Isandlwana
Back to top Go down
 
Can anyone identify this person?
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: GENERAL DISCUSSION AREA-
Jump to: