Battle of Isandhlwana, 22nd January 1879 by Brian Palmer. Last stand of the 24th South Wales Borderers at Isandhlwana during the Zulu War. The battle of Isandhlwana, a Zulu victory over the British forces on 22nd January 1879 about 100km north of Durban. Lord Chelmsford led a column of forces to seek out the Zulu army camped at Isandhlwana, while patrols searched the district. After receiving a report, Chelmsford set forth at half strength, leaving six companies of the 24th Regiment, two…

Battle of Isandhlwana, January 1879 by Brian Palmer. Last stand of the South Wales Borderers at Isandhlwana during the Zulu War. The battle of Isandhlwana, a Zulu victory over the British forces on January 1879 about north of Durban.

DEFENDING THE HOSPITAL (Rorke's Drift)

Zulu War 1879 - Privates Robert Jones, Henry Hook, William Jones and John Williams Fielding at Rorkes Drift Mission Station defend the hospital. All survived and would receive the Victoria Cross

Men of the 24th Foot defend Rorkes Drift against an overwhelming number of Zulus near the barricades, and the hand to hand fighting. Surgeon Reynolds can be seen attending a wounded soldier.

Defence of Rorkes Drift by Brian Palmer - Cranston Fine Arts Aviation, Military and Naval Art

The Death or Glory Boys by Bud Bradshaw.The Battle of Ulundi took place at the Zulu capital of Ulundi on 4th July 1879. Ulundi became the last battle to be fought during the Zulu war and the British victory finally broke the military power of the Zulu Nation.

1879 The Death or Glory Boys by Bud Bradshaw.The Battle of Ulundi took place at the Zulu capital of Ulundi on July Ulundi became the last battle to be fought during the Zulu war and the British victory finally broke the military power of the Zulu Nation.


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