Details about 1879 Memorials of the Anglo-Zulu War are compiled in this website.
The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 has played an important role in history. The war was a decisive six-month war in 1879 in Southern Africa, ending in British victory over the Zulus. The British had an interest in the Zulus. The background to the Zulu war was complex. The British Government led by Prime Minister Disraeli was against a war with the Zulus. Sir Michael Hicks Beach, the new colonial secretary sent an order to Sir Bartle Frere, the British High Commissioner in South Africa to try and stop an ultimatum being issued to the Zulu King.
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Visitors to our site can learn more about the War Memorials. There are two memorials, which still stand as remembrance of the Anglo-Zulu War in 1879. One is within Surrey at St Margaret’s Church, Chipstead. Here, stands a war memorial to two men, Lance Corporal Nelson Kempall and George Edward Flint. Both were in the 24th Regiment South Wales border in Isandlwana.
Another war memorial of the Anglo-Zulu War in 1879 can be found in Charterhouse School. This was built for the same battle in Chipstead. This memorial is in memory of Lieutenant Arthur Gibson who was serving with the 3rd Natal Native Contingent. Lieutenant Gibson lost his life at the battle of Isandlwana.
We strive to provide you with intricate details of the war memorials that have come up after the Zulu war. We invite contributors to send blogs for publication on our website. Visitors can also browse photos in our gallery that explains an integral part of history.