"At a mile distant their thousand hooves were stuttering thunder, coming at a rate that frightened a man - they were an awe inspiring sight, galloping through the red haze - knee to knee and horse to horse - the dying sun glinting on bayonet points..." Trooper Ion Idriess
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Monday, 9 July 2012
Australian Service Personnel, Photograph Albums, Boer War Aboriginal Servicemen, Album Contents Topic: AAC-Photo Albums
Australian Service Personnel
Boer War Aboriginal Servicemen, Album Contents
Trooper King, Black Tracker, 1st ACH (NSW)
The following items are a miscellaneous collection of material relating to the various Aboriginal men who served in South Africa during the Boer War.
From the Desert Column Forum
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