|Unit||South Australian Military Forces|
|Object type||Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: South Australia, Adelaide|
|Date made||c 1900|
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
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Captain (Capt) Edward Richman, instructor, and seven men of the 2nd South Australian (Mounted ...
Captain (Capt) Edward Richman, instructor, and seven men of the 2nd South Australian (Mounted Rifles) Contingent, who fought in the Boer War. Left to right: Capt Richman, (later lieutenant-adjutant of 5th contingent); Trooper Frederick Solly-Flood, later no 19, corporal, 2nd Contingent; Trooper Harry Morant, no 37; Trooper Hubert Fetch, no 51; Trooper Harry Ogilvy, no 45; Trooper Ramsay Nuttall, no 49; Trooper Robert Bostock, no 75; Trooper William Cuttle, no 2. Trooper Morant, later a lieutenant and known as "the breaker" because of his experience in breaking horses, was court-martialled and executed in South Africa in 1902 for shooting Boer prisoners, some of whom were responsible for the murder of his friend and fellow officer, Captain Hunt.