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  2. Bushmen's Contingent.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 596 words
  3. Queensland Soldiers.

    There was considerable excitement at the Exhibition camp on Tuesday in consequence of the announcement that 100 more men were to be taken on in view of the ...

    Article : 335 words
  4. Very Latest.

    General Bailer, in his official report to the [?]ar Office, states that the casualties among [?] troops in the operations from February 14 [?] 27 (in addition to the losses of officers) ...

    Article : 182 words
  5. Martial Law Proclaimed.

    Martial law has been proclaimed at Bristown, a abort distance west of the De Aar railway junction: at Prieska, on the Orange River, about 100 miles west of the Orange ...

    Article : 52 words
  6. Boers at Mafcking.

    Advices from Mafeking to February 19, state that the Boers now are using natives, Germans, and renegade British colonists to screen their operations. ...

    Article : 26 words
  7. Boers Leave Crocodile Pools.

    It is reported that the Boers have evacuated Crocodile Pools, about 80 miles north of Mafeking on the railway line to Bulawayo, and the place has been occupied by Colonel ...

    Article : 41 words

    The Premier received a cable message yesterday from the Zealand Premier, stating that the Government were providing a mounted force of 500 men for South Africa ...

    Article : 53 words
  9. Japan's Congratulations.

    The Mi[?] of Japan has sent a message of congratulation to the Queen on the victories of the British army in South Africa. ...

    Article : 26 words
  10. Boers near Osfontein.

    News from the front in the Orange Free State shows that a reconnaissance has been made by a force, consisting of detachments of the New South Wales ...

    Article : 104 words

    Sir Alfred Milner, the High Commissioner for South Africa, has cabled that 1,300 Martini-Enfield rifles are being reserved in Capetown for the bush men. This message ...

    Article : 42 words

    A sum of £10,000, subscribed in London towards the bushmen's contingent fund, has been cabled out to Lord Beauchamp. Mr. Lyne has asked the Premiers of the other ...

    Article : 62 words
  13. Fighting near Dordrecht.

    Further news respecting the operations of Brigadier-general Brabant near Dordrecht shows that the Boers fought stubbornly, the British casualties numbering 30. The colonial ...

    Article : 35 words

    It is estimated that 100,000 persons assembled in the streets to witness the march of the bushmen going on active service. In consequence of the late arrival of the transport ...

    Article : 46 words
  15. What Ladysmith Has Cost.

    It is announced by the authorities that the operations for the relief of Ladysmith cost 5,000 officers and men, who were put out of action, out of an army of 25,000. ...

    Article : 36 words

    The fourth contingent will consist of 500 men and the first half will probably sail on the 24th. Applications for inclusion in a fifth contingent arc pouring in from ...

    Article : 90 words

    The Queensland transport Duke of Portland passed Cape Otway yesterday, with the third Queensland contingent on board, and reported nil well. ...

    Article : 34 words
  18. March Past at Ladysmith.

    Part of the celebration of the British victory at Ladysmith consisted of a triumphal review of General Bullet's troops. In the march past before Lieutenant-general White the ...

    Article : 41 words
  19. Imperial Contingent.

    The Premier, the Hon. R. Philp has received a telegram from the Hon. W. J. Lyne, Premier of New South Wales, conveying information received from the ...

    Article : 265 words
  20. Basuto Natives Rejoicing.

    News from Maseru, the capital of Basutoland, states that the natives throughout the country are widely jubilant at the British victories over the Boers. ...

    Article : 28 words

    The police have arranged to send back to Sydney two men who were found on board the troopship Atlantian in bushmen's uniform, but were not members of the ...

    Article : 37 words
  22. Relief Column Resting.

    General Buller's relief column now is resting at Sandspruit, to the west of Ladysmith. ...

    Article : 19 words
  23. Lord Roberts's Proclamation

    Many of the Boer prisoners and also many of the fighting Boers have shown themselves eager to obtain copies of Lord Roberts's proclamation to the Free State burghers. ...

    Article : 31 words

    A meeting of the committee of the bushmen's fund was held on Tuesday in the committee-room. Town Hall. There were present Mr. G. Fish (in the chair), Messrs. T. ...

    Article : 538 words
  25. Besiegers Recuperating.

    It is reported that moat of the Boers who were lately engaged in the siege of Ladysmith [?] now are recuperating on the borders of the Transvaal. ...

    Article : 29 words
  26. New Tugela Bridge.

    The new Tugela bridge, which has been under construction at the Patent Shaft and Axletree works at Wednesbury, has now been completed (says the Daily Mail of ...

    Article : 165 words
  27. Maiuba Day and the Boers.

    It appears that about 400 Boer women visited the Boer camp on Pieters Hill for the purpose of celebrating Majuba Day (February 27), ail but two of whom escaped when ...

    Article : 44 words
  28. Operations in Orange Free State.

    Major-general French, with his cavalry and mounted infantry brigade, has succeeded in [?]ustrating an attempt made by a body of Boers in the Orange Free State to trek ...

    Article : 115 words
  29. New Zealanders.

    The second contingent of the New Zealand Mounted Infantry are leaving Capetown for the front. ...

    Article : 17 words
  30. Africander Bond Deputation.

    The Africander Bond propose to send a deputation to Canada and Australia, for the purpose of promoting the maintenance of the independence of the South African Republics. ...

    Article : 31 words
  31. Major Eddy's Burial.

    Further news of Major Eddy, of the Victorian Mounted Rifles, who was killed during the fighting near Rensburg, about February 10, when the British retreated from ...

    Article : 48 words
  32. All Amateur Generals.

    At this time (writes a correspondent of the Scotsman) when so many club geniuses are telling us of the mistakes of our generals, perhaps the following quotation from ...

    Article : 165 words
  33. Evacuation of Stormberg.

    Reuter's Agency reports that Stormberg, the scene of the serious reverse suffered by General Gatacre on December 10, was evcuated by the Boers on Sunday night, nnd ...

    Article : 65 words
  34. Australian Correspondent

    Mr. Donald M'Donald, the Argus war correspondent was in Ladysmith during the long siege. A cable message received from him yesterday states that he fully shared in the ...

    Article : 48 words
  35. N.S.W. Bushmen's Contingent

    A telegram has been received from the Rev. J. Gr[?] dated from Adelaide, reporting all well on the transport steamer Maplemore. Four stowaways were found on board. Fine, ...

    Article : 53 words
  36. Kimberley Northwards.

    A strong British force, including the Kimberley Light Horse, has now marched northward from Kimberley. It is expected that this force will meet with some resistance ...

    Article : 77 words



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