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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Britain to Examine 'Breaker' Morant Conviction
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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.

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Alternative title: Pardon Sought for Breaker Morant
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Sydney Morning Herald 10 February 2010 Z1668012 2010 newspaper issue 2010 pg. 1, 2
    Note: Title on p.2: Britain to Examine the Conviction of 'Breaker' Morant
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Age 10 February 2010 Z1669606 2010 newspaper issue 2010 pg. 3
    Note: With title: Pardon Sought for Breaker Morant
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1, 2 Britain to Examine 'Breaker' Morant Convictionsmall AustLit logo The Sydney Morning Herald
3 Britain to Examine 'Breaker' Morant Convictionsmall AustLit logo The Age
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