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Pack 241. Pack of two Zulu War prints by Stuart Liptrot. - MilitaryArtCompany.com

L12. Private Alfred Henry Hook VC by Stuart Liptrot. <p> Private Alfred Henry Hook VC won his Victoria Cross while defending Rorkes Drift  with his company (B Company) 2nd Battalion, 24th Foot and for heroic actions while inside the burning hospital at Rorkes Drift, 7pm January 1879.  During the desperate struggle which took place in the hospital at about 6 pm the Zulus first forced their way into the hospital building where some thirty patients were defended by a handful of able-bodied men.  A running fight ensued as the patients were evacuated from room to room, a desperate struggle made all the more terrible when the Zulus set fire to the thatched roof.  Private Alfred Henry Hook held many Zulus of the uThulwana regiment at bay whilst Private John Williams and other able bodied soldiers help the less able wounded to escape.  Hook received a head wound when a spear struck off his helmet.<b><p> Signed edition.<p>  Image size 8 inches x 12 inches (20cm x 31cm)
L3. Private William Jones, VC by S Liptrot <p>Private William Jones VC is shown in the art print standing in fornt of the doorway in the hospital as the Zulu warriors break into the hospital and rush the entrance.  Private Robert Jones.  Decorated for conspicuous bravery and devotion to the wounded at Rorkes drift.  Private Robert and William Jones, posted in a room of the Hospital facing the hill, kept up a steady fire against enormous odds, and while one worked to cut a hole through the partition into the next room, the other shot Zulu after Zulu through the loophooled walls, using his own and his comrades rifle alternatively when the barrels became to hot to hold owing to the incessant firing. By their united heroic efforts six out of the seven patients were saved by being carried through the broken partition. the seventh, sergeant Maxwell being delirious, refused to be helped, and on Robert Jones returning to take him by force he found him being stabbed by the Zulus in his bed, Robert Jones died in 1898 in Peterchurch Herefordshire.  Both men were awarded the Victoria Cross.<b><p> Signed edition. <p> Image size 8 inches x 12 inches (20cm x 31cm)

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Pack 241. Pack of two Zulu War prints by Stuart Liptrot.

PCK0241. Pack of two Zulu War prints by Stuart Liptrot depicting Victoria Cross winners at the Defence of Rorkes Drift.

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L12. Private Alfred Henry Hook VC by Stuart Liptrot.

Private Alfred Henry Hook VC won his Victoria Cross while defending Rorkes Drift with his company (B Company) 2nd Battalion, 24th Foot and for heroic actions while inside the burning hospital at Rorkes Drift, 7pm January 1879. During the desperate struggle which took place in the hospital at about 6 pm the Zulus first forced their way into the hospital building where some thirty patients were defended by a handful of able-bodied men. A running fight ensued as the patients were evacuated from room to room, a desperate struggle made all the more terrible when the Zulus set fire to the thatched roof. Private Alfred Henry Hook held many Zulus of the uThulwana regiment at bay whilst Private John Williams and other able bodied soldiers help the less able wounded to escape. Hook received a head wound when a spear struck off his helmet.

Signed edition.

Image size 8 inches x 12 inches (20cm x 31cm)


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L3. Private William Jones, VC by S Liptrot

Private William Jones VC is shown in the art print standing in fornt of the doorway in the hospital as the Zulu warriors break into the hospital and rush the entrance. Private Robert Jones. Decorated for conspicuous bravery and devotion to the wounded at Rorkes drift. Private Robert and William Jones, posted in a room of the Hospital facing the hill, kept up a steady fire against enormous odds, and while one worked to cut a hole through the partition into the next room, the other shot Zulu after Zulu through the loophooled walls, using his own and his comrades rifle alternatively when the barrels became to hot to hold owing to the incessant firing. By their united heroic efforts six out of the seven patients were saved by being carried through the broken partition. the seventh, sergeant Maxwell being delirious, refused to be helped, and on Robert Jones returning to take him by force he found him being stabbed by the Zulus in his bed, Robert Jones died in 1898 in Peterchurch Herefordshire. Both men were awarded the Victoria Cross.

Signed edition.

Image size 8 inches x 12 inches (20cm x 31cm)


Website Price: £ 46.00  

To purchase these prints individually at their normal retail price would cost £112.00 . By buying them together in this special pack, you save £66




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