Tony Stimson: Grandad and The Boer War
Posted on: Mon 6 Nov 2023
Today, to accompany our interview with Greg Barron about Boer War Veteran Charlie Gaunt, we take a step back in time with an excerpt from an interview we did five years ago with Tony Stimson, whose own Grandfather served in the Boer War. Why did Aussies such as Tony’s Grandfather volunteer to fight in a war where there was no obvious Australian interest?
Image: Koos de la Rey in 1902. Photo in Public Domain Wikimedia commons