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John R.M. Chard VC

John Rouse Merriott Chard (21/12/1847 – 01/11/1897) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Zulu war at Rorke’s Drift in 1879. The Citation reads: “For gallant conduct at the Defence of Rorke’s Drift, 22nd and 23rd … Continue reading

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The Zulu Monument at Rorke’s Drift

This magnificent Memorial to the Zulu Fallen at the Battle of Rorke’s Drift was photographed by Tony Wood in 2007. © DRW 2007-2018. Photo by Tony Wood. Moved to blog 05/02/2014

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