WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Film Zulu quote: Colour Sergeant Bourne: A prayer’s as good as bayonet on a day like this.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» General Buller's statue to be moved?
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyYesterday at 1:25 pm by Brett Hendey

» 2128 Pte. R. Johnston of the 88th Foot
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Jan 14, 2021 1:09 pm by 90th

» Colour Sergeant keane General Staff Corps. Isandhlwana
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Jan 14, 2021 7:52 am by Frank Allewell

» Sergeant John Lines
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Jan 13, 2021 11:09 pm by ADMIN

» 1823. Pte. J. CRICHTON 2-21st FOOT (North British Fusiliers) ROYAL SCOTS.
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Jan 13, 2021 10:08 pm by ADMIN

» Private 11/2236 Jabez Wixon, 2nd 4th (King's Own Royal) Regiment.
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Jan 12, 2021 11:13 am by ADMIN

» South Africa 1877-79 Zulu Medal , bar 1879 to 333 Pte E.Burns 57th Foot.
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Jan 12, 2021 10:39 am by ADMIN

» 2318. Pte. R.HARTSHORN. 2/4th FOOT REGIMENT. The Royal Lancaster Regiment
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Jan 12, 2021 10:30 am by ADMIN

» Private A.C. Nicholson, 1st Battalion, 13th Regiment of Foot - the Prince Albert’s Somerset Light Infantry
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Jan 12, 2021 10:16 am by ADMIN

» Howard English.
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Jan 12, 2021 9:48 am by ADMIN

» Zulu War Medal MHS Tamar
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Jan 07, 2021 10:21 pm by MATTY53

» T. Proctor, Ord., H.M.S. “Shah
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Jan 06, 2021 4:36 pm by Blacksmith

» Henry William Longcast, Interpreter.
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Jan 05, 2021 5:26 pm by John Young

» Info needed
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Jan 05, 2021 11:27 am by ymob

» iSandlwana battlefield sword
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyMon Jan 04, 2021 7:46 pm by barry

» Captain. Heneage
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyFri Jan 01, 2021 10:59 am by 1879graves

» Lieutenant Chards anxiety-inducing-notes-Battle-Rorkes-Drift
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Dec 31, 2020 8:34 pm by SRB1965

» Information on Harry Boik Trooper 141 NATAL MOUNTED POLICE
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Dec 30, 2020 10:22 am by Julian Whybra

» Trooper H. Boik (NMP) and Dartnell patrol Isandlwana, 22 January 1879
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Dec 30, 2020 10:20 am by Julian Whybra

» Prince Imperial
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySun Dec 27, 2020 10:13 pm by 90th

» Rourke's Drift defender?
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Dec 24, 2020 5:59 pm by Kenny

» Xmas greetings
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Dec 23, 2020 3:17 pm by SRB1965

» Captain Crutchley
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Dec 22, 2020 8:06 pm by 1879graves

» John Chard VC R.E. Sword at auction
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Dec 22, 2020 9:19 am by SRB1965

» Sergeant W. Shaw
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySat Dec 19, 2020 10:49 am by gcooper

» Lt. Francis Pender Porteous
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Dec 17, 2020 12:53 pm by John Young

» List of identified bodies at Isandlwana
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Dec 16, 2020 5:31 am by Frank Allewell

» Jaheel Brenton Carey
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyMon Dec 07, 2020 8:07 am by Frank Allewell

» Rorkes Drift Battle Relics
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySat Nov 28, 2020 10:15 am by sstiles

» Best Zulu War Books
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Nov 25, 2020 12:00 am by 90th

» George Toplis
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyTue Nov 24, 2020 4:46 pm by 1879graves

» 1st Battalion, 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment, 1875
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyFri Nov 20, 2020 2:17 am by 90th

» Lt Chard and his sighting of Zulu enemy at Isandlwana
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Nov 18, 2020 10:56 am by Frank Allewell

» Rorkes drift Hotel
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Nov 18, 2020 10:46 am by Frank Allewell

» John Courtenay Chasman CHADWICK - 1st Class Interpreter
Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySat Nov 14, 2020 2:46 pm by RoryReynolds

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Zulu Diorama Brecon Museum
Top posters
90th
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
littlehand
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
ADMIN
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
1879graves
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
rusteze
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
John
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
Frank Allewell
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
John Young
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
ADMIN
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
90th
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Blacksmith
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
1879graves
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
MATTY53
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
jaycee
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard Bar_right 
Kagiso
Henry Rider-Haggard Bar_leftHenry Rider-Haggard BarHenry Rider-Haggard 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
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
Police Isandlwana Woolfryes George Durnford taylor john zulu payne gardner horse Franklin melvill Mounted spalding Russell james Prince 24th martini drift Natal harford henry smith carbineers

 

 Henry Rider-Haggard

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Guest
Guest



Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyFri Jun 20, 2014 4:01 pm

in case some might enjoy!
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyFri Jun 20, 2014 4:02 pm

Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyFri Jun 20, 2014 4:03 pm

Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyFri Jun 20, 2014 4:03 pm

Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young

Posts : 2175
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 64
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySat Jun 21, 2014 2:44 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Henry Rider Haggard.
John Young Collection.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
The Pretoria Horse circa 1878/9.
John Young Collection.

Haggard served in the Pretoria Horse as a Lieutenant in 1878/9, the unit should have served alongside Weatherley's Border Lancers as part of the original No. 5 Column, but luckily for Haggard were retained in the Transvaal against any local disturbances.

Les,

I can't recall if I made it on to the credits of that one, I spent a day's filming on set for it as a consultant.

John Y.
Back to top Go down
Chard1879

Chard1879

Posts : 1261
Join date : 2010-04-12

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySat Jun 21, 2014 5:51 pm

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

The man himeself
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySat Jun 21, 2014 6:09 pm

Hello JY, you are having a rich and varied life my friend.
surely you must be keeping up a journal or personal
diary's..it would be a real shame to let all those personal
experiences simply fade away! it seems that any ' erbert '
can simply put forward any old tosh on the most fascile
of subjects and hey presto their in print!.

Now of course i'm not suggesting a blockbusting blood
curdling ripping yarn like R-H, but i would bet you have a
couple of hundred pages in you,they say most people have,
( i am still yet to discover who ' they 'are ).

I think in general the modern kids of today are still very
interested in derring do and the like, they just consume in
a different manner!, no torch under the bedclothes for
them, err, no torch! they have an app for that.
great pic of R-H, cheers.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7660
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 73
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySat Jun 21, 2014 8:57 pm

Biggles Young, I can see it now, flying helmet goggles white scarf flowing in the wind.  Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Shocked 
Back to top Go down
John Young

John Young

Posts : 2175
Join date : 2013-09-08
Age : 64
Location : Lower Sheering, Essex

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySun Jun 22, 2014 8:57 am

Like in the epic W .E. Johns' novel Biggles Flies Undone...
Back to top Go down
Mr Greaves

Mr Greaves

Posts : 748
Join date : 2009-10-18

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySun Jun 22, 2014 11:14 am

Les thanks for posting links. Would never have found them!  agree 
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySun Jun 22, 2014 1:43 pm

Hiya Mr Greaves, your very welcome!
Back to top Go down
ADMIN

ADMIN

Posts : 3966
Join date : 2008-11-01
Age : 61
Location : KENT

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptySun Jun 22, 2014 9:49 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
https://www.1879zuluwar.com
Ulundi

Ulundi

Posts : 558
Join date : 2012-05-05

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyWed Jul 02, 2014 8:19 pm

Haggards view on Sir Bartle Frere's Ultimatum!


"The war Haggard so eagerly anticipated loomed closer with the delivery of High Commissioner Sir Bartle Frere's Ultimatum to the Zulus on 11 December 1878. Haggard, writing his autobiography in 1912, is less bellicose than his youthful self. "I still think, perhaps erroneously that this ultimatum was a mistake, I incline to the view that it would have been wiser to remonstrate with the Zulus and trust to the doctrine of chances, for this reason: neither Cetewayo nor his people wished to fight the English; had Cetewayo wished it he could have swept Natal from end to end after our defeat at Isandhlwana. But what I heard he said at the time was to this effect: `The English are attacking me in my country, and I will defend myself in my country. I will not send my impis to kill them in Natal, because I and those who went before me have always been good friends with the English.' So it came about that he forbade his generals to cross the boundary of Natal.

"Whichever view may be right, the fact remains that the ultimatum was issued and from that moment war was inevitable. Our generals and soldiers entered on it with the lightest of hearts; notwithstanding the difficulties and scarcity of transport they took them with them their cricketing outfit into Zululand. This I know, since I was commissioned to bring home a wicket that was found on the field of Isandhlwana, and return it to the headquarters of a regiment to which it belonged, to be kept as a relic."
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10172
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 64
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Henry Rider - Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Jul 03, 2014 12:59 am

Ulundi
It was well known that Cetewayo had no ambition to invade Natal , although , several in the seats of power in Natal thought differently ! . It would have been a logistical nightmare for the zulu army , as they had no real concept of logistical support whatsoever. In many of Cetewayo's statements there seems to be the same mantra , do not cross the river ! . He was wishing to be portrayed as the victim , and not the aggressor . Yes , it's also well known that the British thought it would be a walk in the park , hence the disaster at Isandlwana , when the Commander in Chief doesnt think its necessary to make rudimentary precautions , ( a minority thought differently ! ) how could they have thought otherwise ? . Although , these precautions were strictly adhered to during the second invasion , which , as we all know is well documented ! .
90th
Back to top Go down
6pdr

6pdr

Posts : 1086
Join date : 2012-05-12
Location : NYC

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyThu Jul 03, 2014 4:52 am

John Young wrote:
Like in the epic W .E. Johns' novel Biggles Flies Undone...

 Very Happy  Never heard that one before. Thanks for the laugh.  Salute 
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7086
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 52
Location : Down South.

Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard EmptyMon Jul 07, 2014 10:39 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Henry Rider-Haggard Empty
PostSubject: Re: Henry Rider-Haggard   Henry Rider-Haggard Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Henry Rider-Haggard
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: