Defenders of Rorkes Drift, 2/24th Regt., 1879 - 1880
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192 x 135 mm. A group photograph showing fifty members of 'B' company, 2nd/24th Regiment who survived the attack on Rorkes Drift on 22-23 January 1879. Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead (c. 1815-91), who commanded the company during the defence of Rorkes Drift, is seated in the front row at the right with a spaniel at his feet.
- 1879 - 1880
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