J. D. Power

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J. D. Power Esq. was a soldier serving with the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot when the Regiment was posted to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony between 1860 and 1863, shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858). At first, the Regiment was posted to Grahamstown but was later transferred to Keiskama Hoek (Keiskammahoek) in 1862.


J. D. Power Esq. was a member of the Dramatic Club and acted in one production produced by the Officers of the Regiment during his stay at the Eastern Frontier.

Contribution to SA theatre

April 5, 11 & 19, 1861: Acted in the Officers of the Regiment's second play, Stirling Coyne's one-act farce, Urgent Private Affairs, ( Major Polkinghorne, of the same gallant corps).

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 6, April 25, 1861. Page 75.)


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