Zulu: Lieutenant John Chard:What's our strength? Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead:Seven officers including surgeon, commissaries and so on; Adendorff now I suppose; wounded and sick 36, fit for duty 97 and about 40 native levies. Not much of an army for you
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Subject: Colonel E. L. England Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:05 pm
Colonel E. L. England served in the Indian mutiny campaign in 1858, and was present at the actions at Amorah on the 17th and 25th April (Medal). Served iu the operations against Sekukuni in the Transvaal in 1878, including the storming of Tolj'ana's Stadtj also throughout the Zulu war of 1879, taking part in the engagements at Zungin Nek and Kambula Hill, and, in command of the ist Battalion, in the action at Ulundi (mentioned in despatches, Brevet of Lt.Colonel, Medal with Clasp).
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Subject: Col E.L.England Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:23 pm
E.L.England was a Bvt Lt-Col in the 1/ 13th during the AZW . Serving in the Regt throughout the war , taking part in the engagements at Zunguin and Kambula ( no hill ! ) . In command of the Batt at Ulundi ( MID ) 90th
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Subject: Re: Colonel E. L. England Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:39 am