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Creator : Spink, G.S., photographer
Date of creation : 1900
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Members of the Second South Australian Contingent who left for the South African War in 1899, they include Trooper Harry Harboard Morant, known as 'The Breaker'. Left to right: Lieutenant Edward Richman (later Lieut-Adjutant of Fifth Contingent); Trooper F. F. N. A. G. Solly Flood (No.19, 2nd CT); Trooper H. H. Morant (No.97 CT); Trooper H. H. Fetch (No.51, 2nd CT); Trooper H. L. S. Balfour Ogilvy (No.45, 2nd CT); Trooper R. Nuttall (No.49, 2nd CT); Trooper R. V. Bostock (No.75, 2nd CT); Trooper W. G. Cuttle (No.2, 2nd CT). Photograph taken January 1900 (ref. 'Observer' newspaper) by G.G. Spink, King William Street, Adelaide.

Related names :

Morant, Breaker, 1865-1902

Coverage year : 1900
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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