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Diary of Trooper Jack McBean : [extracts]
Title : Diary of Trooper Jack McBean : [extracts] Diary of Trooper Jack McBean : [extracts]
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Creator : McBean, Jack
Source : McBean, John Alexander, D 6338(L)
Date of creation : 1902
Format : Diary
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Diary written by Trooper Jack McBean about his early experiences during his time in the Fourth Imperial Bushmen's Contingent April-June 1900. It also briefly describes his enlistment, and his voyage to South Africa on the 'Manhattan'.

Coverage year : 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

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

Haydon, AP. 'South Australia's first war', Historical studies, Australia and New Zealand, vol. 11, no. 42 (April 1964), p. 222-233

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

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