William Henry AWMM
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Unknown AWMM Kakanui, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
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Henry Stock, Kakanui, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
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Before World War I, enteric fever, or typhoid fever, was the scourge of armies, and in the Anglo-Boer War killed more soldiers than enemy action. It is caused by a bacteria entering the body via contaminated food or water. Early symptoms include high fever, headaches and lassitude. Follicles along the intestinal walls later become inflamed, often leading to perforation and hemorrhaging. Other complications include gall bladder, pneumonia or heart failure.
At the time of the Boer War, there were no antibiotic remedies for the disease.
Auckland Museum Boer War " The Second Boer War Veterans" Display. Display item is a framed copy of the Roll of Honour of the 6 Contingent. AWMM
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- Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
- Otago, South African (Boer) War Memorial, Dunedin Oval, Dunedin AWMM
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- Auckland Star AWMM
- Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
H.6. Nominal Roll AWMM
- Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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