Login to Museum

Walks and Lectures

The videos of the walks will take you around the battlefields. The Ian Knight talks are on the whole of the Anglo Zulu War.

Museum

In the museum you have medals, weapons and many artifacts.

The Graphic

Extracts from the Graphic relating to the Anglo Zulu War

Library

Welcome To The Museum.

 

Welcome to the Anglo-Zulu War virtual museum.

Featuring - Videos of battlefield walks and videos of Ian Knight talking about the Anglo Zulu War.

 I am always on the look out for more items to display so the site will be continuosly changing

The profit from the site is being used to sponsor  the Zulu Village at Rorke's Drift. This is a venture entered into with the Anglo Zulu War Historical Society. A visit to the village was last made in the last week of April 2010..

In the first twelve months a large number of visitors were entertained and the village is starting to show signs of being self sufficient. We do however need more funds to improve the village to be able to make it completely self funding.

 Copyright - No images in part or in full can be taken without the prior permission.

Starting Young
Dance Demo
Dance School
Getting Going

In order to enter the museum you need to first log in using the form on the left hand side of the page, or register now to start enjoying the interactive museum.

 

Medal - Colonial - Durban Mounted Rifles

Medal - Colonial - Durban Mounted Rifles

There were 72 medals issued to this unit.

The unit was mobilised for the Zulu War and operated with the Southern Column  along the coastal road in southern Zululand. The force was engaged in the action of Inyenzane on 22nd January 1879 and proceeded to Eshowe. After a few days news of the disaster at Isandhlwana was received and they were hurried back to Natal and they occupied defensive posts on…
Register now to read full entry

Martini Henry Carbine Bayonets

Martini Henry Carbine Bayonets
This is the 1879 Pattern Artillery Bayonet. They were made for use with the newly adopted Martini Henry Carbine. They feature a 9.25 inch ,41 tooth integrated saw on the top of the blade. The primary use for this saw in the Artillery realm was for falling small trees.

Sister Janet Dried Flowers Rorkes Drift

Sister Janet Dried Flowers Rorkes Drift
These are dried flowers collected by Sister Janet in October 1879 when at Rorke's Drift.

Lt J R M Chard - Signature

Lt J R M Chard - Signature
A newspaper article issued on the 10th anniversary and signed by Lt Chard.