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General Kelly-Kenny's infantry creeping on the Boers at Dreifontein on the march to Bloemfontein

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Stereoscope Photograph showing a view relating to the Boer War; Infantry taking fire. ‘General Kelly-Kenny's infantry creeping on the Boers at Dreifontein on the march to Bloemfontein’. Kelly-Kenny was an Irish Catholic who was born in Kilrush and attended St Patrick’s College in Carlow. He rose steadily through the army and by 1906 was Adjutant General, a very senior role involving welfare, recruitment and other issues regarding personnel. The future George V visited his home.

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