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PostSubject: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyWed Jun 11, 2014 7:22 pm

Hi All,
I am currently reading a previous birthday present from the wife, thanks love, Running The Gauntlet by George Mossop. I appeal to the oracles on here, somewhere I have seen a photo of George Mossop in his 30's I think but cannot remember which site it was on and I did not book mark it. Are there any earlier photo's of him???????

Can anyone point me in the right direction. I still get a lump in the throat when poor old Warrior goes to pastures new. One day I might get around to making a model of Mossop and Warrior's flight from Hlobane.

Thanks in anticipation of your help.

cheers
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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyWed Jun 11, 2014 7:53 pm

Hiya Richie, just to say i'm with you on
that one! and i'm not ashamed to say
it. the sudden hot tears that come out
of the blue. what a brave little fellow he
was! cheers xhosa
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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyWed Jun 11, 2014 8:06 pm

Richie wrote:
Hi All,
I am currently reading a previous birthday present from the wife, thanks love, Running The Gauntlet by George Mossop. I appeal to the oracles on here, somewhere I have seen a photo of George Mossop in his 30's I think but cannot remember which site it was on and I did not book mark it. Are there any earlier photo's of him???????

Can anyone point me in the right direction. I still get a lump in the throat when poor old Warrior goes to pastures new. One day I might get around to making a model of Mossop and Warrior's flight from Hlobane.

Thanks in anticipation of your help.

cheers
Richie

Bonsoir Ritchie,
There is a sketch of him (only thé head/beard/short hairs/c.1885) in 'Who's who in thezulu war 1879"by Greaves and Knight (vol 2 /colonials and zulus)
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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyWed Jun 11, 2014 8:14 pm

Bonsoir Frédéric,
Thank you, I knew I had seen it elsewhere, my sister got me that book a couple of weeks ago, it was new for a pocket busting £1.99, one of the best bargains I have had.
Thanks again boys, I knew you would come up trumps.

Are there no earlier photo's of him or is this the only one!
cheers
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PostSubject: George Mossop Photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyWed Jun 11, 2014 9:31 pm

Hi Richie
Mate , your sister has done very well ! , it can be quite expensive at times online , yes , I agree with you and Les , it's moving the way he describes the demise of poor old Warrior  Suspect . There is a picture of Mossop in my edition , on the back inside cover of the dust jacket , probably taken when he's in 50's I'd say .
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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyWed Jun 11, 2014 10:19 pm

hiya mate! you have a dj! grrr.  Very Happy 
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Whats a dj ?  Salute Very Happy 
Cheers Les , Gary.
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PostSubject: George Mossop Photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyThu Jun 12, 2014 9:49 am

Hi Les
Just realized you meant dj ( Dust Jacket ) LOL.
Cheers 90th  Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyThu Jun 12, 2014 10:15 am

And I bet you were thinking of 'Dinner Jacket' .  Very Happy 
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PostSubject: George Mossop photograph    George Mossop photograph EmptyThu Jun 12, 2014 10:26 am

Hi Springy , well it was that time of night !! Hhahahaha
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Joker's  Very Happy  morning lads. 90th i got my copy
of ' Gauntlet ' from a lovely lady schoolteacher
in Pretoria a few years back, she assured me
that it had the ' original ' pale brown board's
not the usual yellow.. i would'nt know about
that! point being i have never seen the dj, so
was curious to know the colour of your boards,
so to speak, not a question you get asked every
day! ( leave it Frank  Very Happy  ) cheers
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My lips are sealed, ( snigger )  Wink 
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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyThu Jun 12, 2014 11:57 am

very helpful Steve, cheer's. springbok,
admirable restraint that man..
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Keeping it all pent up Les ready for the England v Italy game.
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yeah, hearing that! but the best thing
is there is no stupid expectation this
time, for the first time! good young
squad,que sera! num two son intends
to watch it all, booked time off ages
ago, i'm no where near that bothered.
still c'mon england.
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PostSubject: George Mossop Photograph    George Mossop photograph EmptyThu Jun 12, 2014 3:17 pm

Hi Steve
Spot on , that's the Dust jacket on my H/Cover . Les if I remember I'll check the boards tomorrow as I'm not home to do so tonight .
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Cheers Gary.  Salute 
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PostSubject: George Mossop Photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyFri Jun 13, 2014 3:14 am

Hi Les
My Hardcover is the same as the dust jacket ! . Strange ?
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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyFri Jun 13, 2014 9:22 pm

Hiya 90th, yes strange! published in 1937..i
believe the pale yellow boards are lettered
in dark blue, my copy as said, in brown, and
yours in cream. now i wonder if the different
colours denote different countries.. my blurb
is in my PB. i would pay the same again just
for a dj, how sad am i?..  No 

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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptyFri Dec 30, 2016 9:32 pm

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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptySat Dec 31, 2016 7:33 pm

Briliant picture xhosa,. Very evocative. I've just read about Kambula in 'Washing the Spears' for the umpteenth time and of all the books quoted in the whole book it's Mossops that I'm keen to read.

Regards

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PostSubject: Re: George Mossop photograph   George Mossop photograph EmptySun Jan 01, 2017 12:53 pm

24th Foot, your very welcome, i wanted to post Mossop's account of
his descent down the pass... its so amazing what young George went
through just to get down to the plain, he got an almighty bollocking
from Buller when he was separated from Warrior, and was told in no
uncertain term's to get him and remount.. ( it was certain death to
lose your horse amongst the madness and chaos which was playing
out all around him!, ).. but his trouble's increased when he reached
the plain.. i will try and locate the book and post the account from
George's point of view.. unless some kind soul has the account to
hand and post's it. cheers xhosa
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PostSubject: George Mossop Photograph    George Mossop photograph EmptySun Jan 01, 2017 1:44 pm

Hi 24th .
I'm fairly certain you guys are doing the Hlobane climb with Ian & Paul ? , I did the climb on the last Holt's Tour back in 2014 , Ian K read Mossop's account from the top of Devil's Pass , it was very moving and thought provoking , after Ian had finished we climbed down the pass , it was much easier without hundreds of Zulu's wanting to cut you open ! , It's something I wont forget . We went there again last November , and once again I was blessed with a sunny warm day , the weather can get bad there if storms roll in ( Lightning ) .
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I hope Ian does that again. To hear Chop's words whilst  standing on the actual spot will be unbelievable. I imagine there will be lots of similar episodes on the trip. Can't wait. I still find it amazing that Trooper Grandier of Weatherly's Horse was actually made prisoner and survived!
Nearly as incredible as three of the rocket battery surviving Isandlwana. So many stories, so little time!

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24th , never a truer word was spoken ! .
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