Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Memorial in City Park, Launceston, Tasmania.

In the Launceston City Park their is a memorial and statue to commemorate Launceston's Boer War The war was between the South African Republic (ZAR) and the British in 1880 - 1881, then in Second War (1899–1902), by contrast, was a lengthy war—involving large numbers of troops from the Empire, which ended with the conversion of the Boer republics into British colonies (with a promise of limited self-governance). These colonies later formed part of the Union of South Africa.
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10 comments:

  1. Very impressive. I love learning about your country! Great photos!

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    1. Neither do I of other countries Adam...but I am learning.

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  3. It's very interesting I don't know almost anything about your country. But I hope so thanks your blog will be better.

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    1. Hopefully you will learn more as time passes. Each country has it's own histories which takes a long time to learn and remember,.

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  4. Nice memorial, always good to learn something about history.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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