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Born at Barrackpore, Bengal, in 1852, and is the son Major Henry G Mainwaring, late of the 1st Bengal Native Infantry. He was educated privately, and in 1872 was gazetted to the 24th Regiment He served with his regiment in the Kaffir War in 1877-8, including the operations against the Galekas; and also served throughout the Zulu War, afterwards surveying the battlefield of Isandhlwana. He acted as Transport Commissariat and Ordnance Officer, and was on the Camp escort of Lord (then Sir Garnet) Wolseley at Ulundi. Whilst on a big game shooting expedition in Somaliland, he surveyed some hitherto unexplored ground along the southern boundary of Abyssinia. Colonel Mainwaring commanded the 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers (24th Regiment) from 1896-1901. Recreations: Shooting and fishing, having won several prizes at rifle meetings, amongst others, The All Comers at the Caird Rifle Meeting in 1894. He married, Feb 2, 1889, Henrietta, daughter of Henry Wigan.

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PostSubject: Re: Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptyMon Apr 28, 2014 2:37 am

In 1920 Brigadier-General H G Mainwaring wrote a book, A soldier's Shikar trips, of his game shooting exhibitions. It mentions the Zulu war only in passing (pages 17-23).  The book can be read on-line.
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PostSubject: Family history blog post about Lieutenant Mainwaring and the Zulu war   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptySat May 10, 2014 12:16 am

I wrote a blog post on my family history blog about Lieutenant Mainwaring at http://ayfamilyhistory.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/z-is-for-zulu-war.html

I appreciate the information that I found on the forum and the permission to use a photograph of him
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PostSubject: Re: Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptySat May 10, 2014 1:19 am

Weldone Anne. Excellent work! Some nice comments there. I'm fairly certain more information will surface.  agree 
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PostSubject: Re: Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptySat May 10, 2014 8:38 am

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There are many more photographs of HGM and sketches by undertaken in AZW in the regimental museum at Brecon. National Army Museum often are touchy about using the Fripp painting without a reference to them (just put a credit to them underneath). There is an account in the archives by HGM on a return visit to RD in early 1900s. Of course there is the bear he shot in India in the Officers' Mess. Museums are much more enthralling than websites!
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PostSubject: Re: Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptySat May 10, 2014 9:19 am

Kenny wrote:
Museums are much more enthralling than websites!

True! But is the distance one may have to travel is an obstacle. So websites have a purpose. Certainly gave Anne her requirements. Well done Anne!
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PostSubject: Re: Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptySat May 10, 2014 11:21 am

You can never really understand history unless you have visited the spot where it has been made. Allahabad and church 'St David's' where Bromhead's funeral service was held; standing the same quay steps where Putin stood yesterday at Sevastopol; visiting the remains of Fort Warwick in the Eastern Cape where Wardell and his company were based; being on the beach were 6 VCs were awarded before breakfast; and seeing de Neuville's RD painting - after travelling you come back a different person I am not sure that this is equally true from just visiting a website.
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PostSubject: Re: Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptySat May 10, 2014 1:01 pm

Your lucky to have the time and money to do what you mention above!  Salute
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PostSubject: Re: Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain   Mainwaring, Colonel Henry Germain EmptyTue Mar 02, 2021 1:51 pm

Thanks for the map Pete.
The good thing about these maps of the time is that they show how prominent the Dongas were, even back then and this helps us now when trying to piece together the movements of various individuals and units during the battle.
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