"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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3rd South Australian Citizens' Bushmen Contingent, Nominal Roll Topic: BW - SA - 3SACB
3rd South Australian Citizens' Bushmen Contingent
In 1911, Lieutenant-Colonel P. L. Murray, produced a marvellous Boer War reference detailing all the contingents sent from Australia to South Africa, giving a brief history of the formation and finally, listing all the soldiers who saw service in South Africa with that unit. The book was called, Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa. It is now the standard reference and starting place for any person interested in pursuing information about Australian involvement in the Boer War.
Murray, P. L., Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa, pp. 353 - 355.
Boer War, 1899 - 1902, Australian Forces, 3rd South Australian Citizen's Bushmen Contingent, Roll of Honour Topic: BW - SA - 3SACB
Boer War, 1899 - 1902
Roll of Honour
3rd South Australian Citizen's Bushmen Contingent
Poppies on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at one time with the 3rd South Australian Citizen's Bushmen Contingent and gave their lives in service of Australia, whether as part of the 3rd South Australian Citizen's Bushmen Contingent or another unit during the Boer War.
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