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(Untitled), 17 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/69/123

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Telegram from Oliver Borthwick (369 Strand [London]) to Lady Randolph Churchill reporting that WSC has been captured by the Boers and that there has been no mention that he has been wounded. He also reports that WSC displayed great bravery by getting men clear of an overturned train.


  • Creation: 17 Nov 1899

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Published: Winston S Churchill : Companion Volume I, Part 2, p 1061

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