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He enlisted to get away from his past, the life he had in England.

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Q: Why did breaker morant join the war?
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In which war was breaker morant involved?

The Boer War

When was Breaker Morant born?

Breaker Morant was born on 1864-12-09.

Why is Breaker Morant famous?

Harry 'Breaker' Morant is famous because he was charged and convicted for war crimes during the Boer War. He was involved in the summary executions of some Boer prisoners and a the killing of a German missionary who witnessed the shootings.

What did breaker morant do to be a hero?

Harry "Breaker" Morant was well known in Australia as a legendary bushman, horse breaker and poet, before serving in the Boer War and being executed by the British. He was also once married to Daisy Bates.

Who were the main stars of the film Breaker Morant?

The main stars of the film Breaker Morant would be Edward Woodward and Jack Thompson. The film Breaker Morant was released in the year 1980 in Australia.

What war was Breaker Morant involved in?

The Boer War, between the British and the Boers (Dutch colonists) in South Africa.

What were the relations between the austalian gov. and Britain after the deaths of breaker morant etc?

They wern't overly strained. Its often not mentioned that Breaker Morant was serving within a British unit, not an Australian one, and was treated by the government as a matter for the British to deal with.

What are the ratings and certificates for 'Breaker' Morant - 1980?

'Breaker' Morant - 1980 is rated/received certificates of: Argentina:Atp Australia:PG Australia:M (TV rating) Finland:K-16 Iceland:12 New Zealand:PG Portugal:M/12 Singapore:PG Sweden:15 UK:A (original rating) UK:PG (video rating) (1992) USA:PG

Australian movie where three soldiers captured?

Three soldiers are court martialled in the Australian film 'Breaker Morant' (1980). Directed by Bruce Beresford, starring Edward Woodward and Bryan Brown, and set during the Boer War.

Whose last words were reported to be Shoot straight you bastards?

The actual quote is, "Shoot straight, you bastards! Don't make a mess of it!" and was spoken by Lieutenant Harry "Breaker" Harbord Morant, as he gave his cigarette case to the squad leader of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders detailed as the firing squad who were about to execute him after his conviction for the murders German missionary Daniel Heese and at least nine Boer prisoners in retaliation for Morant's perceived murder of his friend and superior officer Captain Hunt.Breaker Morant has become a sort of Australian folk hero; one of Morant's co-defendants (the only to escape execution) writing a memoir on the events of Morant's unit during the Boer War contributed greatly to this.

What is the birth name of Richard Morant?

Richard Morant's birth name is Richard Lindon Harvey Morant.

When did Clarice Morant die?

Clarice Morant died in 2009.