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Non-Commissioned Officers of the 2nd South Australian contingent
Title : Non-Commissioned Officers of the 2nd South Australian contingent Non-Commissioned Officers of the 2nd South Australian contingent
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Creator : Spink, Samuel George, photographer
Date of creation : ca. 1900
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 155 x 200 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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A group of Non-Commissioned Officers of the 2nd South Australian contingent to the South African War in camp, probably at the Old Exhibition Grounds, east of Frome Road. Back row L-R: Cpl. Solly-Flood, L/Cpl. Rowell, Cpl. Butler, L/Cpl. Castine, L/Cpl. Coffey, Cpl. Brock. Seated L-R: Sgt. Fay, Cpl. Morant, Sgt. Langley, Sgt. Major Press, Sgt. Major de Passey, Q.M.Sgt. Francis, Farrier Sgt. Goodall, Farrier Sgt. Carter. Front: Trumpeters Marshall and Wright.


Corporal Harry 'Breaker' Morant went on to infamy when he was executed after being found guilty of killing Boer prisoners in his care.
Subjects
Related names :

Morant, Breaker, 1865-1902

Period : 1884-1913
Further reading :

Austin, Ronald J. The Australian illustrated encyclopedia of the Zulu and Boer wars, McCrae, Vic. : Slouch Hat Publications, c1999

Bleszynski, Nick. Shoot straight, you bastards! : the truth behind the killing of 'Breaker' Morant, Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Random House, 2002

Chief of Army/Australian War Memorial History Conference, (1999 : Canberra, A.C.T.). The Boer War : army, nation and empire / the 1999 Chief of Army/Australian War Memorial Military History Conference ; edited by Peter Dennis and Jeffrey Grey, Canberra : Dept. of Defence, Army History Unit, 2000

Field, L. M. The forgotten war : Australia and the Boer War, Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1995

Wallace, Robert L. The Australians at the Boer War, Canberra : Australian War Memorial [and] Australian Government Publishing Service, 1976

Wilcox, Craig. Australia's Boer War : the war in South Africa, 1899-1902, South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press in association with the Australian War Memorial, 2002

Wilcox, Craig. 'Ned Kelly in khaki', Weekend Australian, 23 February 2002, Magazine, pp. 20-22

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