Wartime Magazine issue 65

Summer 2014

The Boer War: The significance of an early conflict

  • Building an Imperial army by Stephen Badsey.
    The Empire had a significant role in the development of the first British army before the First World War.
  • An Empire at war by Craig Wilcox.
    20,000 Australians fought in the Boer War – because the British Empire called them.
  • Why does the Boer War matter? By Jean Bou.
    The significance of an early conflict.
  • Feeding victory by Lachlan Coleman.
    Sir Cedric Stanton Hicks transformed the quality of army rations.
  • Kaiser Cartoons by Richard Scully.
    Political cartoons in the First World War stoked public outrage towards the enemy.
  • The Salvo on the trail by Emma Campbell.
    Salvation Army chaplain Albert Moore helped shape the memory of the Kokoda Trail.
  • The front-line Chateau by Lachlan Coleman.
    Far from a chateau, Major General William Holmes died in action near Messines.
  • Un unfortunate case by Meleah Hampton.
    Corporal Harkus’s fame led him to South Africa.
  • The vanishing Captain by David Wilson.
    Mystery surrounds the fate of Albert Edward Harrison, a Boer War veteran.
  • Making do by Chris Goddard.
    Improvisation crops up across the Memorial’s collection.
  • Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters, and Memorial news.

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