An invaluable account of the exploits of the Naval Brigade of 300 seamen and marines from HMS Active who fought against the Gaika and Galeka tribes of South Africa in the ‘Kaffir Wars’ from 1877-78 and in the following year took part in the Zulu War. The author, Fleet-Surgeon Henry F. Norbury, was the chief medical officer with the Brigade, and draws from his own journals.
NAVAL BRIGADE IN SOUTH AFRICA DURING THE YEARS 1877-78-79
An account of the actions of the Naval Brigade from ‘HMS Active’ in South Africa’s Kaffir and Zulu wars in 1877-79. Written by the Brigade’s principal medical officer.