Sally Wilson

1.  Otago Witness, 13 May 1908, p. 60.

2. Ibid., p. 60.

3. Paice, p. 14.

4. Ibid., p. 392.

5. Record of the 3rd Battalion, King’s African Rifles, p. 30.

6. Hordern, p. 243.

7. The guns from the German warship, Königsberg, which was destroyed in the Rufiji Delta in 1915, were removed from the ship and used by the German land forces.  The naval guns mentioned in this letter may well have been from the Königsberg.

8. Tom Wilson’s mother died in 1898, but his father remarried in 1909.  This letter is addressed to his step-mother.


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