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Published by Bermuda College in Devonshire, Bermuda .
Written in English



  • Bermuda Islands,
  • South Africa.,
  • Bermuda Islands.


  • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Prisoners and prisons, British.,
  • Prisoners of war -- South Africa.,
  • Prisoners of war -- Bermuda Islands.,
  • Bermuda Islands -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 123-124.

Statementby Colin H. Benbow.
LC ClassificationsDT937 .B46 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3214480M
LC Control Number83122357

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The battle of Elandslaagte on 21 Oct 99 resulted in the capture of Boer prisoners. No provision had been made to house prisoners and ships were initially used. As the number of prisoners grew, for example at Paardeberg, the decision was taken to hold the prisoners away from South Africa. item 2 BOER PRISONERS OF WAR IN BERMUDA BY COLIN BENBOW SOFTCOVER BOOK 2 - BOER PRISONERS OF WAR IN BERMUDA BY COLIN BENBOW SOFTCOVER BOOK. $ +$ shipping. item 3 BOER PRISONERS OF WAR IN BERMUDA By Colin Benbow 3 - BOER PRISONERS OF WAR IN BERMUDA By Colin Benbow. $ Free shipping. About . The Bermuda College, Devonshire, Bermuda, Paperback. Very Good. Paperback. 2ND EDITION REVISED, Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show very minor shelving wear.; % Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!. Three prisoners of war escaped on 10 July from Darrell's Island to mainland Bermuda. The most famous escapee was the Boer prisoner of war Captain Fritz Joubert Duquesne who was serving a life sentence for "conspiracy against the British government and on (the charge of) espionage.".

I visited Bermuda and the Boer graves in and found the book extremely helpful. If you are a Boer War buff, then this is definitely for you if you want expand your focus of 4/5(1). Historian and teacher Colin Benbow, who wrote the definitive history about the Boer War prisoners in Bermuda, has died at the age of Mr Benbow first came to the island in . A finely researched work into the lives and circumstances of Boer prisoners of war in Bermuda. This book is in good condition, although the front cover is creased along the spine and the page edges are very lightly dirty. the pages inside are fresh, clean and bright. It is signed by the author on the inside front cover. Bibl.:p Object details Category Books Related period Pre (content), Pre (content) Creator BENBOW, COLIN (Author) BERMUDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Author) Bermuda Historical Society (Publisher) Production date.