WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Film Quote Lieutenant Bromhead :If 1200 men couldn't hold a defensive position this morning, what chance have we with 100?
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Tthe mystery of JWJ Davies
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyFri Jun 24, 2022 10:17 pm by Tim Needham

» Bechuanaland police
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyThu Jun 23, 2022 3:18 pm by ciroferrara

» 17th Lancers
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyThu Jun 23, 2022 3:07 pm by gardner1879

» Commissary E. W. H. Webb, C.B.
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyWed Jun 22, 2022 4:02 pm by Julian Whybra

» Captain Robert Francis Vetch
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyWed Jun 22, 2022 1:03 pm by Frank Allewell

» The difference between a Drummer and a Boy in the Band.
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyTue Jun 21, 2022 4:07 am by magolding

» Zulu Boys Recollection of the Zulu War
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyTue Jun 21, 2022 3:40 am by magolding

» Remembering the Rebellion - The Zulu Uprising of 1906 Jeff Guy
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyMon Jun 20, 2022 10:09 pm by Ian Chard

» Sergeant Arthur Horatio Still, 12th Lancers
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySat Jun 18, 2022 7:29 pm by Julian Whybra

» Corporal James Lawler 1/24th
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySat Jun 18, 2022 12:42 pm by gardner1879

» Quartermaster Michael James Kenny Connaught Rangers
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySat Jun 18, 2022 12:39 pm by gardner1879

» Captain Ulick De Burgh
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySat Jun 18, 2022 8:55 am by gardner1879

» I am a happy boy!
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySat Jun 18, 2022 5:17 am by nitro450

» Patrick Murray, 313, 88th of Foot
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyFri Jun 17, 2022 5:22 pm by gardner1879

» Zulu Dawn on DVD - better than Blu-Ray?
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyFri Jun 17, 2022 3:29 pm by TimmyH

» Lieutenant Richard Hawes MacCarthy, 2nd/4th Regiment
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyFri Jun 17, 2022 2:59 pm by Julian Whybra

» Howard Molyneux Edward Brunker
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyThu Jun 16, 2022 11:05 am by gardner1879

» Location of Special Service Officers 1878/9
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyWed Jun 15, 2022 12:34 pm by gardner1879

» Cdvs and cabinet card photos wanted
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyTue Jun 14, 2022 2:19 pm by ciroferrara

» Other ranks patrol jacket
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyMon Jun 13, 2022 12:23 pm by John Young

» A Staffordshire Regiment in the Zulu and Zekukuni Campaigns
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySun Jun 12, 2022 5:12 pm by gardner1879

» Good website or seller for zulu war era Carte De Visites
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySat Jun 11, 2022 2:27 pm by ciroferrara

» In search of more service papers
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyFri Jun 10, 2022 11:10 pm by charltontom7@gmail.com

» Isandlwana solving the enigma
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyFri Jun 10, 2022 1:41 pm by Julian Whybra

» Brave mens blood. Frontier Light Horse picture
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyThu Jun 09, 2022 8:54 pm by ciroferrara

» Picture Quiz
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySat Jun 04, 2022 2:56 pm by Julian Whybra

» Platinum Jubilee
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyFri Jun 03, 2022 10:25 pm by Julian Whybra

» Trooper G Hennessey (301) Frontier Light Horse
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyThu Jun 02, 2022 2:43 pm by 90th

» Captain Robert Julian Orde Jocelyn 8th Reg
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyMon May 30, 2022 6:48 am by gardner1879

» Best book on colonial soldiers during zulu war
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySun May 29, 2022 12:14 am by ciroferrara

» Sergeant E Wilson
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyWed May 25, 2022 9:30 am by gardner1879

» 1940 Review of 'Lord Chelmsford and the Zulu War'
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyTue May 24, 2022 12:53 pm by gardner1879

» H.M.S. Forester
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyTue May 24, 2022 2:55 am by 90th

» Royal Small Arms Repair Factory - Pimlico / Mill Bank , London
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyWed May 18, 2022 2:04 pm by MPS1

» Deafness linked to the effects of battle
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyMon May 16, 2022 1:56 pm by Younghusband

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
The Death of the Prince Imperial Zulu War 1879
Top posters
90th
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
littlehand
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
ADMIN
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
1879graves
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
rusteze
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
John
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
Julian Whybra
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
gardner1879
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
John Young
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
ciroferrara
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Vaughan
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Ian Chard
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
90th
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Bill8183
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_right 
Tim Needham
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Bar_leftCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  BarCaptain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  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
ISANDLWANA SURVIVIORS
Recent Members To The ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879)
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
Prince Franklin payne Russell drift horse Mounted spalding 24th william Isandlwana brown George taylor harford henry smith Durnford carbineers john james martini Natal Woolfryes zulu Police
 

 Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

Go down 
3 posters
AuthorMessage
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Empty
PostSubject: Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders    Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySun Dec 15, 2013 6:41 pm

O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. From 33rd Foot. Captain, 91st, 1st April, 1875. Served in the Zulu War of 1879 ; was present at the battle of Ginginhlovo and subsequent operations (medal with clasp).
Back to top Go down
1879graves

1879graves


Posts : 3205
Join date : 2009-03-03
Location : Devon

Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Empty
PostSubject: Re: Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders    Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySun Dec 15, 2013 9:17 pm

Date of Birth - 2nd August 1845
First Appointment - Ensign - 87th Foot - 12th September 1865
Lieutenant - 87th Foot - 12th October 1867
Lieutenant - 33rd Foot - 7th November 1868
Captain - 33rd Foot - 1st April 1875
Captain - Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders - 22nd September 1875
Major - Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders - 15th December 1882
Adjutant - Auxiliary Forces (1st Stirlingshire Rifle Volunteer Corps) - from 13th October 1881
South African War - 1879 - Zulu Campaign. Battle of Gingindhlovu. Medal with Clasp.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
http://zuluwar1879.tribalpages.com
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Empty
PostSubject: Re: Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders    Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptySun Dec 15, 2013 10:31 pm

Below information on the son Of Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell


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

"HELLES - THE BATTLE OF GULLY RAVINE - Captain Gerald Robert O’Sullivan and Sergeant James Somers, 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 87th Brigade, 29th Division - The Battle of Gully Ravine had been fiercely raging on since 28 June with the British fighting to hold on to their gains, and the Turks fighting to regain their lost ground. Trenches had been changing hands several times in the fierce hand to hand fighting that ensued.
During the night, 1 July, it had started to rain when another Turkish counter attack was launched, this one successfully forced the Gurkhas out of trench J12. Captain O'Sullivan, with just over a company of Inniskillings and with bombing support from Corporal Somers, restored the situation by recapturing J12.
A report by Lieutenant-Colonel Buckley stated how the two men responded to the knowledge that J12 was in Turkish hands:

"He immediately attacked, leading the storming party. Accompanied by Cpl Somers, he advanced in the open along the parapet of the trench, bombing the interior as he regained it. The Turks bombed back and from where I was I could distinctly see the flashes of the Turkish bombs, generally two to Capt O'Sullivan's one. we had only the jam-pot bomb ... while the Turks had quite a useful bomb."
Captain Gerald Robert O'Sullivan was born on 8 November 1888 at Frankfield, Douglas, County Cork, son of Lieutenant-Colonel George Lidwell O'Sullivan and his wife Charlotte. He spent most of his boyhood in Dublin, entering Wimbledon College in 1899. When he left Wimbledon in June 1906 he entered the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, being commissioned on 9 May 1909 in the Inniskillings as a Second Lieutenant. He saw service in China, which included the revolution of 1911, and later in India with his battalion.
When war broke out in August 1914 the 1st Battalion Inniskillings were brought back to England to form part of 87 Brigade, 29th Division. The 29th Division sailed for Egypt in March 1915, landing in Gallipoli on 25 April 1915. O'Sullivan now commanded a company and fought many actions against the Turks in the Helles sector as the breakout from the beaches commenced. One such action was on the night of 18 June, when O'Sullivan organised an immediate counterattack that drove the Turks out of the recently occupied Turkey Trench previously held by the South Wales Borders on the Inniskilling flank. In the VC action during the night of 1 July 1915 he was wounded in the leg, and evacuated to hospital in Egypt.
His VC citation appeared in the London Gazette of 1 September 1915.
"For most conspicuous bravery during operations south west of Krithia, on the Gallipoli Peninsula. On the night of the 1st-2nd July, 1915, when it was essential that a portion of trench which had been lost should be regained, Captain O'Sullivan, although not belonging to the troops at this point, volunteered to lead a party of bomb throwers to effect the recapture. He advanced in the open under a very heavy fire, and in order to throw his bombs with greater effect, got up on the parapet, where he was completely exposed to the fire of the enemy occupying the trench. He was finally wounded, but not before his inspiring example had led on his party to make further efforts, which resulted in the recapture of the trench."
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10482
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  Empty
PostSubject: Captain George Lidwell O'Sullivan    Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  EmptyMon Dec 16, 2013 12:09 am

Again from Mack & Shad .
91st Regt , Capt G.L.O'Sullivan was also part of Crealock's div's advance to Port Durnford .
90th
Back to top Go down
 
Captain O'Sullivan, George Lidwell. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Sub- Lt Ely Arthur Tottenham. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 
» Lt G.M. Donald Fowler. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 
» Second Lt. Frederick Wyllie. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 
» Second Lt Thomas Fraser. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 
» Major R. C. Williamson, M.B.E., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: THE ONE'S THE HISTORY BOOKS FORGOT-
Jump to: