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Defenders of Rorkes Drift, 2/24th Regt., 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058A/34

Scope and Contents

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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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 3303.





Finding aid date

2004-10-05 15:22:31+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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