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2 SAMR Boer War

From: trevor.bail@interact.net.au
Date: 10/1/2001
Time: 5:39:44 PM
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I have published the Boer War diaries of my grandfather, Herbert Bail of the 2 SAMR covering the period December 1900 to 1903. In his second term of enlistment he served with the Cape Mounted Police including a short stint as a guard at one of the British "concentration camps". He also served with 3 ALH and 1 ALH briefly before being severely wounded near Beersheba in November 1917.

The diaries recount an attempted ambush by the Boers and daily life for a trooper. The diaries are available from me for $10 each including postage (GST free. My postal address is 51 Nullagine Street, Fisher ACT 2611.

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