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Canadian mounted rifleman at war, 1899-1902 the reminiscences of A.E. Hilder by A. E. Hilder

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Published by Van Riebeeck Society in Cape Town .
Written in English



  • South Africa


  • Hilder, A. E. 1878-1947.,
  • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, Canadian.,
  • Canadians -- South Africa -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited and annotated by A.G. Morris.
GenrePersonal narratives, Canadian.
SeriesVan Riebeeck Society ;, 2nd ser., no. 31, Van Riebeeck Society (Series) ;, 2nd ser., no. 31.
ContributionsMorris, Alan G.
LC ClassificationsDT1916 .H555 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6876998M
ISBN 100958411271
LC Control Number00420130

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