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Ep. 125 – The 1914-5 Campaign in German SW Africa – Antonio Garcia


Antonio Garcia talks about his recent book on the South African campaign against German South West Africa in 1914/5 (published by Helion).

12 April 1917: L/Cpl. William Holland


Parents Henry and Hannah (née Jopp) of 27 Eaton Rise, Ealing. Grandson of General H W Holland. Educated at Tonbridge. Employed on the staff of the London County & Westminster Bank and subsequently on the staff of the National Bank of South Africa. In September 1911 he left banking and joined the Transvaal Scottish Regiment in Johannesb…

29 June 1918 : Lieut. Reginald Edward Guise M.C.


Reginald, the son of Rivett Francis Guise (Deputy Inspector-General, Indian Police) and Mary Elizabeth Maud (née Boissier) was also the great-grandson of Sir John Wright, a distinguished military man of the French War in Egypt, Hanover on the Peninsula, where he was awarded the Victoria Cross for gallant conduct at Fuentes d’Ogor, Salamanca and V…

ONLINE : ‘Botha, Smuts and the First World War’ with Dr Tony Garcia and Prof. Ian Van Der Waag


In this online talk, the audience will be taken on a captivating journey through the road to 1914 and the onset of the First World War. It was a time of upheaval for South Africa, characterised by significant events that left an indelible mark on its history. The narrative begins with a challenging start for leaders Botha and Smuts, as they faced …