DELVILLE WOOD

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Black Stretcher-Bearers. The carrying of arms being forbidden for them, Black South Africans served in The Native Military Corps, as sappers and pioneers in the Engineers Corps or Stretcher-bearers in Medical Services, distinguishing themselves in first line.

Bardia : 31st December 1941, black stretcher-bearers in action under fire