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(Untitled), 12 Sep 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/32/10-13

Scope and Contents

Letter from "Jack" [John S Churchill] (Beyond Lydenburg [South Africa]) to WSC including: his injury while playing polo; meetings with [1st] Lord Roberts and with a civilian who had helped WSC escape; the death of [Albert] Savory; his opinion of [Redvers] Buller; fighting and losses sustained by the "R[ifle] B[rigade]'s"; a horseback charge against the Boers in which he participated; his hopes to return home and the high opinion of WSC among the headquarters staff.


  • Creation: 12 Sep 1900

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Copyright: Peregrine Churchill


4 folio(s)

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External Documents


Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, pp 1199-1200 (part)

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