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Lieut Alfred C Campbell (Boer War) - Christ Church Dun

 
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Location: Duns, Berwickshire

PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:09 pm    Post subject: Lieut Alfred C Campbell (Boer War) - Christ Church Dun Reply with quote

Remembered by a stained glass window and plaque in Christ Church, the Episcopal church in Duns.

British forces lost 650 killed, wounded, captured in the Battle of Nooitgedacht, seemingly after bad preparations:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_nooitgedacht

He's on the Boer War memorial at Dunbar, spelt "Cochran".






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