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Nick O'Malley reports that Australian Attorney-General Robert McClelland has lodged a petition with Queen Elizabeth II requesting a pardon for 'Breaker' Morant and Peter Handcock. Morant and Handcock, who had been serving with the Bushveldt Carbineers, were executed after being found guilty of murdering twelve Boer prisoners.
Pardon Sought for Breaker Morant
(p. 1, 2)
Note: Title on p.2: Britain to Examine the Conviction of 'Breaker' Morant