DVD containing a film, ‘The Story of Pte John Connolly’, relating to Private John Connolly, who fought at Rorke’s Drift in 1879, returned to Swansea, where he died in 1906 and was buried in Danygraig Cemetery without a memorial. A memorial was placed in January 2019. Includes images used as stills in the making of the film, letters of thanks, images of the making of the memorial and rededication at the grave, a film in MP4 format (00:05:06) showing the making of the memorial, copies of the order of service; also copy of the film, ‘The Story of Private 25B/906 John Connolly Rorke’s Drift Anglo-Zulu War 1879 who died in Swansea 6th November 1906’ presented by Greg Balantyne; produced by Peter Hall (MP4 format; 00:27:45).

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      GB 216 D/D Z 717/49
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      1 DVD; MP4, PDF, JPG, PNG and DOC format, 1.03GB