DVD entitled ‘Rorke’s Drift Swansea Connections’ containing two films produced by Peter Hall relating to three men from Swansea, members of the British 24th Regiment (later to be called the South Wales Borderers) who were involved in the battle of Rorke’s Drift in the Anglo-Zulu War. They were Private James Lewis (James Owen), buried in Bethel Cemetery, Sketty; Private David Jenkins, buried in Cwmgelli Cemetery, Treboeth; and Private John Connolly from Cork who lived at 35 Llangyfelach Road, Dyfatty, Swansea, and is buried in an unmarked grave in Danygraig Cemetery, Port Tennant. The films include a presentation by military historian Major John Thomas and a re-enactment by Phil Barrow.

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      GB 216 D/D Z 717/46
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      1 DVD; DVD format