Talana museum reeanctment photo 2002

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Talana museum reeanctment photo 2002

Postby Story » 11 Feb 2010 16:52

"British troops" fire thier* rifles during the battle re-enactment of the Anglo-Boer war at the Talana museum in Dundee, 2002. Australia has sent Britain a petition calling for posthumous pardons for two soldiers court-martialled and executed more than 100 years ago in South Africa.
Wouldn't they be "Commonwealth" or "Australian" troops? :lol:
* Mind you, this was copied verbatim.
http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/slideshow ... 361d82868/
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Re: Talana museum reeanctment photo 2002

Postby jersey » 11 Feb 2010 23:12

Hi Story,
Welcome to the forum. Re your post, if you look at the Breaker Mourant thread you will find enough information to realize why the Australian Government is appealing for a pardon
for Mourant and Handcock. Specifically there is a story on a post that I sent on that thread with a reference to a rather long SMH article on the subject.
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