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Pictures from The Graphic 1 month 2 weeks ago #65668

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I reckon the officer commanding that particular Battery had been off to Messrs Wilkinson and bought himself a fine sword at some point!:)



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With Sir Redvers Buller's force: Field Artillery crossing a drift.

A correspondnt writes: 'When we crossed the Klip River, the Field Artillery were just able to keep the muzzles of their guns clear of the water, though some of the gunners got a wetting.'

The Graphic 17 July 1900

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Pictures from The Graphic 1 month 2 weeks ago #65669

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I'm just surprised it is not more visible in the picture. The artist can't have received the memo!
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Pictures from The Graphic 2 weeks 6 days ago #66132

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Hospital scenes in South Africa: The morning gargle

Convalescent fever patients are made to gargle every morning with an antiseptic. It is a nasty business but the soldiers always obey orders whether they be those of a superior officer or of the doctor.


The Graphic, 29 December 1900
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I can almost taste that, truly awful.


djb wrote: Hospital scenes in South Africa: The morning gargle

Convalescent fever patients are made to gargle every morning with an antiseptic. It is a nasty business but the soldiers always obey orders whether they be those of a superior officer or of the doctor.


The Graphic, 29 December 1900

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