Monthly Archives: September 2010

Major Thomas’ Pleas and Protests!

After returning to Australia from South Africa, Major J.F. Thomas, who had represented Lieutenants Morant, Handcock and Witton at the courts martial lived out his life in Tenterfield as a country solicitor and newspaper proprietor.  He assisted Witton to write … Continue reading

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Principle of Condonation – Ground for Pardons

Condonation in military law applied at the time of the courts martial of Morant, Handcock and Witton. Condonation is a misunderstood principle of Military law that can be traced back to the times of the Duke of Wellington and his role … Continue reading

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Bushman and Buccaneer Harry Morant-Ventures and Verses – Frank Renar

Sir FRANK IGNATIUS FOX (1874-1960), journalist and Imperialist lived and worked in Australia (1874-1960) He led a life as a distinguished journalist and author, writer for the Bulletin, Morning Post, The Times, the Daily Mail and ‘a swarm of other … Continue reading

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