Lot 698Boer War Letters – The Death of A...

Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am

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Boer War Letters – The Death of A British Cape Infantry Officer at St Johns Port, South Africa – letters containing word s from J.F. McCrae to Captain H.B Benwicke describing the death and last days of Officer Shaw, words from Captain Benwicke to officer Shaw’s mother describing his death, and another letter with condolences from H. Haydrick. Immediately following the first Boer War the letters cover the period of and refer to the abandonment of Fort Harrison and the moving of stationed soldiers to St John’s port in 1882 (3)

Hammer Price: £45.00

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