Shropshire FHS Nov 2018 Monthly Meeting

Tue, 20/11/2018 - 19:00

Subject - "Battles and Sieges of the Anglo-Boer War: the Role of the KSLI at the Battle of Paadeberg” 
Speaker - Graham Bradbury
Venue - The Old Chapel Community Centre, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury SY5 6JH

This is a follow-up from the talk Graham gave last November. We all may have heard of the sieges at Mafeking, Ladysmith, Kimberley and the battles which took place at Spion Kop and Colenso, but what really happened? Graham will bring along to his talk many artefacts and documents including army telegrams, coded messages, letters, banknotes, passes and prisoner of war material.

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