Absent-minded beggars

volunteers in the Boer War by Will Bennett

Publisher: Leo Cooper in Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Written in English
Cover of: Absent-minded beggars | Will Bennett
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Places:

  • Great Britain.,
  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- South African War, 1899-1902.,
  • South African War, 1899-1902.,
  • Military service, Voluntary -- Great Britain.,
  • Military service, Voluntary -- South Africa.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-238) and index.

Statementby Will Bennett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1900 .B46 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 260 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6855524M
ISBN 10085052685X
LC Control Number00363853
OCLC/WorldCa44732499

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