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Col Henry Thomas Curling
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1847
Ramsgate
Kent, England
Death: Jan. 1, 1910
Ramsgate
Kent, England

Son of Dr. Henry Curling and Mary Ann (Warwick) Curling. Baptised 28 August 1847 in Westbere, Kent.

Brother of William Curling, Alexander Curling, Mary Louisa Rosa Curling, and Emily Gutch Curling.

While serving as a lieutenant in the Royal Artillery, he was one of only five Imperial British Army officers to survive the Battle of Isandhlwana during the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

He was promoted to captain in August 1879, major in 1885, lieutenant colonel in 1895, and colonel in 1902.

He retired from the Army in 1902, and in 1903 became a justice of the peace.

Posthumously published (2001) author of "The Curling Diaries of the Zulu War: 'There was an Awful Slaughter'," collected and edited by Adrian Greaves and Brian Best.

Requiescat in pace. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Curling
  Mary Ann Warwick Curling
 
Inscription:
"In loving memory of
Henry Thomas Curling, Colonel, RA.
Died Jan 1st 1910
Aged 52 years."
 
Burial:
Ramsgate Cemetery
Ramsgate
Thanet District
Kent, England
 
Created by: wildgoose
Record added: Feb 16, 2010
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Col Henry Thomas Curling
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Col Henry Thomas Curling
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