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Rorke's Drift Diary

by William Penn Symons

Rorke's Drift Diary Synopsis

* Official diary of the famous battle at Rorkes Drift * Previously unseen material * National publicity and marketing campaign

Book Information

ISBN: 9781911604242
Publication date: 1st February 2018
Author: William Penn Symons
Publisher: Uniform Press an imprint of Unicorn Publishing Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 96 pages
Categories: Boer Wars, Diaries, letters & journals, Battles & campaigns,

About William Penn Symons

Captain William Penn Symons (July 1843 - October 1899) was a British army officer who lost his life at the battle of Talana Hill during the second Boer war. His first combat was in South Africa during the 9th Xhosa war (1877-78). In 1879 he took part in the Zulu wars which this book documents, the merest chance saved him from certain death at Isandlwana.

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