Item 15 (3) - Heroes All : Tasmanian casualties in the Boer War

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Heroes All : Tasmanian casualties in the Boer War


  • 1994 (Creation)

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49 p. : 1 map, ports.

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Professional writer and journalist with 50 years of published experience. He has many major publications to his credit, most dealing with Tasmanian history, including military. His late father, Reginald Gordon Watson, was a Rats of Tobruk man, his grandfather, Frederick Wentworth Watson, a Trooper of the Second Tasmanian Bushmen, (2TIB), Boer War. His mother was the late Ann Alma, nee Payne. He has four daughters, Kylie, Kate, Elspeth (Elly), Grace and eleven grand children. An ancestor was H.B. Marriott Watson, a famous writer in England. For more information see:

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Deposited by President T.S.A.R.S.A. 1970

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Published book entitled Heroes all : Tasmanian casualties in the Anglo-Boer War by Reg A. Watson
Anglo-Saxon Keltic Society, 1994
Donated by the author in 1995.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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HE Mar2019




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