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Canadian Military History: An Overview
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South African War
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Biography - Journalists

Several Canadian journalists served in South Africa and are named in some sources such as, Evans, The Canadian Contingents (1901), p. viii. C. Frederick Hamilton and John A. Ewan of the Toronto Globe; Stanley McKeown Brown of the Toronto Mail and Empire; W. Richmond Smith and H.S. White of the Montreal Star; R.E. Finn of the Montreal Herald.

In addition to MPs Henri Bourassa and Joseph-Israel Tarte, Winston Churchill also served as a correspondent for the Morning post (London, England).

"Ewan, John Alexander". - The Macmillan dictionary of Canadian biography. - Edited by W. Stewart Wallace. - 4th ed. - Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1978. - p. 247

"Hamilton, Charles Frederick". - The Macmillan dictionary of Canadian biography. - Edited by W. Stewart Wallace. - 4th ed. - Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1978. - p. 330-331

T.F.G. - "Morrison, Sir Edward Whipple Bancroft (1867-1925) journalist and commander of the Canadian Artillery in the World War". - A standard dictionary of Canadian biography: Canadian who was who. - Volume II. - Editors Sir Charles G.D. Roberts and Arthur L. Tunnell. - Library ed. - Toronto: Trans-Canada Press, 1938. - p. 300-303. - Author of With the guns in South Africa (1901)

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