This Day in History: 1900-01-13
A farewell social was held in the Oddfellows’ Hall, Newcastle, for Henry (Harry) Wilberforce Clarkson, who was sailing to South Africa and the Boer War on 3 February with the Second Contingent of the Western Australian Mounted Infantry.
West Australian, 30 Dec. 1899, p.5; 15 Jan. 1900, p.5.
Northam advertiser, 17 Jan. 1900, p.2.
Australians Serving in the Boer War website (viewed 29 Nov. 2021): http://www.perthdps.com/military/bor-wa2.htm#wa2