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Intombi 9 years 2 months ago #14294

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It looks like you arrived there while there was still just enough daylight left. The setting sun gives a wonderful ambiance to the pictures.
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Intombi 9 years 2 months ago #14298

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Thank you for an excellent series of photographs. I am very grateful for those on which H C Gorton is commemorated. Since acquiring Gorton's QSA, I have tried in vain to find pictures of Intombi that show his grave/memorial. Recently, I was told that it is no longer safe to visit the cemetery because of its neighbours, so you were wise to leave before darkness set in.

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Intombi 9 years 2 months ago #14315

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I agree with David and Brett, they are very good photos and I suppose they show this place to be much like I had perceived it to be in my own mind, welcome to this forum too.

djb wrote: It looks like you arrived there while there was still just enough daylight left. The setting sun gives a wonderful ambiance to the pictures.

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Intombi 9 years 2 months ago #14325

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One of my "Indians" was buried in plot 626 on the 19th March 1900 at Intombi. 622 3rd Gd Cook Francis of the Madras Army Hospital Corps. He was a Catholic. Any chance that his grave survives and that you have a photograph?
Looking for Salutries, Salootries and Veterinary Duffadars.
I collect primarily QSAs to Indian Recipients.

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Intombi 9 years 2 months ago #14336

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David Grant wrote: One of my "Indians" was buried in plot 626 on the 19th March 1900 at Intombi. 622 3rd Gd Cook Francis of the Madras Army Hospital Corps. He was a Catholic. Any chance that his grave survives and that you have a photograph?


Hi David, I'm afraid after a search through the memorial I could only find one person with the name S Cook from the Devonshire Regiment. There was a memorial with the Medical Corps but i only got one side of it.

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Brett Hendey wrote: Wazat

Thank you for an excellent series of photographs. I am very grateful for those on which H C Gorton is commemorated. Since acquiring Gorton's QSA, I have tried in vain to find pictures of Intombi that show his grave/memorial. Recently, I was told that it is no longer safe to visit the cemetery because of its neighbours, so you were wise to leave before darkness set in.

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Brett


Not sure how i missed this the first time but..... :)
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