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Lieutenant George R Witton was one of the three accused in the trial involving Morant and Handcock.

His account was called 'Scapegoats of the Empire' and was published in 1907.



The full text is available here: www.angloboerwar.com/books/253-witton-scapegoats-of-the-empire
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A group of Bushveldt Carbineers' officers

left to right: Lieutenant Handcock, Lieutenant Morant, (unnamed), Captain Hunt, Captain Taylor, Lieutenant Picton
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Two images of George Witton


On release from Portland Prison

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The flag that Beyers slept on

See chapter 13: www.angloboerwar.com/books/253-witton-sc...the-flag-he-slept-on
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The lasy supper
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