WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Dawn:Col Crealock. “Excuse me, my Lord, there's something I must convey to you. I rode along the track down to Rorke's Drift. The sky above is red with fire. Your orders my Lord? Do we move to the drift?”
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Civilian Surgeon W.J. Cobbin
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyToday at 4:00 am by Frank Allewell

» Midshipman Coker photo
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyYesterday at 8:40 pm by ADMIN

» Battle of Rorke's Drift memorabilia
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Jun 15, 2021 12:35 pm by John Young

» Lost Fortifications
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySun Jun 13, 2021 4:51 pm by Richie Rich

» Isolated Graves in Zululand
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySun Jun 13, 2021 4:48 pm by Richie Rich

» Melvill and Coghill Victoria Cross query
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 09, 2021 5:52 pm by Kenny

» Isandlwana Bugle
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 09, 2021 2:53 pm by Richie Rich

» Lambert, James Drummond (1835 - 3/3/1905)
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 09, 2021 7:26 am by John Young

» Time capsule back to the sphinx mountain
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Jun 08, 2021 3:25 pm by timothylrose

» Prince Imperial visited
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Jun 08, 2021 1:43 pm by Richie Rich

» Colonel W. P. Collingwood
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySun Jun 06, 2021 9:03 am by 1879graves

» Edward Provis Wickham Acting Transport Officer during the Zulu War
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 3:36 pm by ADMIN

» Lieutenant G. D. Hayward, Frontier Light Horse
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 3:26 pm by ADMIN

» 1042. Drumr. E. Allam. 57th. Foot.
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 3:03 pm by ADMIN

» (Lieut: R. F. Westmacott. 77th. Foot.)
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 2:39 pm by ADMIN

» Qr. Mr. Sergt. T. Leitch, 1/24th Foot
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 2:33 pm by ADMIN

» 422 Pte. J. Venning. late 1/13th Foot)
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 2:27 pm by ADMIN

» Trumpeter J. J. Horne, Newcastle Mounted Rifles
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 2:04 pm by ADMIN

» Trooper H. Smith NMP Suicide, 27th February, Helpmakaar.
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 12:50 pm by ADMIN

» Troopers E & W Tarboton, Natal Carbineers - Isandlwana
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Jun 04, 2021 12:36 pm by gardner1879

» 36/1434 Pte. J. Hurley, 1/13th Foot
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 02, 2021 5:04 pm by gardner1879

» 389 Pte. J. Chatterton, 1/24th Foot,
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 02, 2021 4:59 pm by gardner1879

» 1509 Pte. C. Mullin, 1/24th Foot,
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 02, 2021 4:51 pm by gardner1879

» Melvill's Revolver Cylinder
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 02, 2021 4:17 pm by WeekendWarrior

» Other Ranks Foreign Service Frock
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Jun 02, 2021 3:00 pm by bllusc

» Videttes flags and signalling
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyMon May 31, 2021 8:21 pm by gardner1879

»  P. C. Van Niekerk B/3rd Cape Yeo.
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyMon May 31, 2021 3:33 am by nitro450

» The engraved narrative is dense with detail, showing British soldiers marching and sprawled dead on the ground
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri May 28, 2021 6:34 pm by ADMIN

» 24th Regiment Pioneers
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue May 25, 2021 8:30 pm by WeekendWarrior

» Ian Knight Questions and answers
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue May 25, 2021 8:52 am by Frank Allewell

» 2nd Lieut. S. Strong 90th MID for Khambula
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue May 25, 2021 8:01 am by 90th

» Word Search Brain Training. All to do with Zulu War. 34 words to find.
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyMon May 24, 2021 8:16 pm by ADMIN

» Stevenson's Horse 1879 medal
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySat May 22, 2021 2:20 pm by blind pew

» Annie Crisp Bond
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed May 19, 2021 4:57 pm by 1879graves

» Lieutenant Richard Hawes MacCarthy, 2nd/4th Regiment
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed May 19, 2021 11:25 am by ciroferrara

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Col Sgt Frank Bourne DCM
Top posters
90th
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
littlehand
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
ADMIN
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
1879graves
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
rusteze
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
John
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
Richie Rich
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
ADMIN
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
gardner1879
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
John Young
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
90th
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Kenny
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Danny1960
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
1879graves
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
aussie inkosi
The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_leftThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 BarThe Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Bar_right 
Most active topics
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable.1
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.5
Durnford was he capable. 4
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
henry Isandlwana john Natal Franklin drift Prince harford Mounted 24th smith james Woolfryes Durnford spalding zulu Russell Forbes Police martini taylor melvill George carbineers payne horse
 

 The Battle of Mangeni

Go down 
Go to page : Previous  1, 2
AuthorMessage
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7770
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: Re: The Battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Nov 08, 2016 8:04 am

Back again in November? I suppose the obvious question now is: "When are you applying for permanent residence" ?
Look forward to seeing the paper IK I assume?

Cheers
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10288
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: The Battle Of Mangeni    The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Nov 08, 2016 8:10 am

Hi Frank
No , it'll be by Paul Marais , he found the location , Ian helped with reports etc that Paul didn't posses . Hhahahaha ...yes , permanent residence .... Isandlwana Lodge is seeking a replacement for Rob's Guiding position , it may be interesting to see who applies...... .
Cheers mate 90th Salute
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7770
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 74
Location : Cape Town South Africa

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: Re: The Battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Nov 08, 2016 8:18 am

I have a gut feel if you apply a certain little blond lady may severely kick your butt. Very Happy
Ive heard of two possibilities, both locals.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10288
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: The Battle Of Mangeni    The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Nov 08, 2016 2:26 pm

I doubt I can be a story teller , which I think , is what one needs to be , in that scenario . The Blonde may say go ahead ! hahahahahaha.
90TH Joker Joker
Back to top Go down
Mr M. Cooper

Mr M. Cooper

Posts : 2522
Join date : 2011-09-29
Location : Lancashire, England.

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: Re: The Battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyWed Nov 09, 2016 4:32 pm

Hi Gary mate.

Back home are you? What happened scratch oh! I know don't tell me, you got lashed over Oz losing to SA, started singing waltzing Matilda and got booted out. Joker Joker Joker Very Happy

Hope you are OK mate and that the trip was good.

Welcome home buddy. Salute
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10288
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: The Battle Of Mangeni    The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyThu Nov 10, 2016 12:04 am

Hi Martin
Yes mate I got home very early tues morning , thank God I only heard bits and pieces of the cricket , didn't see any footage until I was at Perth airport waiting for the plane to melb , the news showed a couple of wickets in our 2nd inns , I cant believe anyone can be 0/ 158 and all out for 244 as we were in the 1st inns , although , there have been several batting collapses recently by other teams . Trip I knew would be great , but it was even better , I cant recommend it highly enough agree agree agree agree agree .
90th Salute Very Happy Very Happy

PS . Thanks for the welcome back . Joker Joker
Back to top Go down
cam simpson



Posts : 90
Join date : 2014-10-10

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: Re: The Battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 12, 2016 6:35 am

Hi 90th your correct the Flying Column's action on 3rd July was just that, a reconnaissance to identify a location for Chelmsford's square. After Beresford's encounter with the Zulu their spirits were up and although they maintained formation they were moving pretty fast and it was Buller who put the breaks on when at the same time they came under a heavy but ineffective fire.
Back to top Go down
barry

barry

Posts : 935
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Algoa Bay

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 18, 2016 6:45 pm

Hi Frank,
Indeed, my money too.
I don't think that it is a well know fact that when the CIC announced that  Col Russell of the Lancers was to command the colonial mounted riflemen, that they en masse ,ie NMP NC, NMR etc passed a message back that if that were to happen they would leave the theatre  and report back to their bases immediately rather than work with that "paluka".
LC quickly saw that there was a  serious mutiny on his hands, where the "rebels" were prepared to face  CM's etc , he quickly capitulated and left Maj Dartnell in situ.
It is also quite interesting to note that the colonials troop serving under their own officers had a higher percentage of survival than the imperial troops.
Post the disaster no action was taken against the men who forced LC's hand.


regards


Barry


Last edited by barry on Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:11 am; edited 2 times in total
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10288
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: The Battle Of Mangeni    The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 18, 2016 9:02 pm

Hi Barry
I hope you are well ? , Yes , that is 100 % correct about LC wanting Russell to be in command of the Colonial Mtd forces , after he realised that they would leave en masse , he decided against Russel and appointed Dartnell . Not sure if I remember reading they wanted someone else to be in command , but they accepted Dartnell in the end ? .
90th agree
Back to top Go down
barry

barry

Posts : 935
Join date : 2011-10-21
Location : Algoa Bay

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: The battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 19, 2016 3:54 am

Hi 90th,
All well here thanks.
The colonials had a very high regard for Maj Dartnell who had a proven military track record, in South Africa and further afield. They wanted him to be their commander. By contrast they, correctly, had no regard for Russell who they easily saw was not capable of commanding. They believed that serving under him would just result in a catastrophe.
Further to the general imperial incompetence, one of the colonial officers, Phillips, warned the night of 21/01 that the location of the Isandlwana camp was dangerous and would result in mass casualties. LC, being more knowledgeable of course, at his peril, treated this excellent advice with derision and contempt.

regards

Barry
Back to top Go down
34armor



Posts : 2
Join date : 2016-11-19

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: Re: The Battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 19, 2016 9:12 am

Anyone ever sell Zulu war medals? I got 2 and want a few more
Back to top Go down
24th foot

24th foot

Posts : 43
Join date : 2012-06-27
Age : 67
Location : Selsdon Surrey

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: Re: The Battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 20, 2016 2:12 pm

So, the battle of Mangeni has been fought. Poor Ld Chelmsford fell heroically in command of a small group of officers and colonial volunteers. They were vastly outnumbered by the foe but fought bravely till overwhelmed. The triumphant, though damaged  impi returns to Ulundi for cleansing ceremonies  leaving the columns largely intact, having repulsed the attack on Isandlwana. Would Richard Glyn step out of Chelmsford's shadow and complete the campaign? It would certainly be a once in a lifetime opportunity. His regiment is experienced and intact, he still has his artillery and most of his horsemen.
Discuss.
PS If any members are travelling with Cultural Experience and IK in March please send me a PM.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10288
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: The Battle Of Mangeni    The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyMon Nov 21, 2016 9:29 am

Hi 24th
I wish I was , I've done one of those Tours with IK & PM back in 2014 , since then I've done a couple of the Uncut Tours which they conduct , usually about Oct - Nov , they are to the real nitty gritty places , not just the Battlefields etc , I can tell you that you'll love it , which you probably know if you've done one previously ? . I know its fully booked , there were 2 on Stand By I heard , a total of 15 from memory . I've just got back from the latest uncut tour about 3 weeks ago .
Cheers 90th
Back to top Go down
24th foot

24th foot

Posts : 43
Join date : 2012-06-27
Age : 67
Location : Selsdon Surrey

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: Re: The Battle of Mangeni   The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyMon Nov 21, 2016 9:30 pm

Hi 90th

Thank you for your post. I've never been before and I'm sure it will be brilliant. Having read your words I wish I'd known about uncut before,  it sounds more concentrated . If I suggest going on another tour I'll probably loose my wife. I shall miss her. (Sorry, I know it's an old one)

Kind regards

24th foot.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 10288
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 65
Location : Melbourne, Australia

The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 Empty
PostSubject: The Battle Of Mangeni    The Battle of Mangeni - Page 2 EmptyTue Nov 22, 2016 1:05 am

Hi 24th
Yes the Uncut is far more concentrated , as I said , you go to the out of the way places , as well as the Battlefields , we did them all except Gingindlovhu this time , we didn't mind , we would rather have seen the other things and places , we'd all been there several times before . Hhahahahaha , I know what you mean ( Losing the wife ) Oh well , these things happen ! Joker Joker Joker Joker . I'm looking forward to seeing what you thought of it . Actually , I'll be at Isandlwana Lodge the same time you guys are there as well Salute
Cheers 90th
Back to top Go down
 
The Battle of Mangeni
Back to top 
Page 2 of 2Go to page : Previous  1, 2

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