By Chris Madsen
An old survey of Canadian army legislation. Drawing on more than a few fabrics, it lines the improvement of army legislation from 1867 to 1997, delivering insights into army justice in Canada, the aim of army legislation, and the extent of felony professionalism in the Canadian army.
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69 Despite the threat of severe punishment, soldiers still seized goods and livestock for personal gain without apparently distinguishing between property belonging to supporters of the rebels and that belonging to the settlers they were sent to protect. ”70 Punishment under military law was a deterrent against unauthorized activities. Parliamentary inquiries into allegations of looting during the Rebellion, including the questionable seizure of furs by the major general himself, eventually led to Middleton’s resignation in 1890 and his return to Great Britain.
Although everyone in Great Britain believed that the ensuing war would be short, the British Army suffered a series of defeats and reversals at the hands of well-led and mobile Boer forces. The Boers were armed with modern weapons and enjoyed the tacit backing of Great Britain’s European rivals, in particular imperial Germany under Kaiser Wilhelm II. Faced with stalemate or worse, possible defeat, in South Africa, the British colonial secretary appealed to the self-governing colonies to send troops and reinforcements to assist In Defence of Empire British forces.
51 But changes necessitated by introduction of the new Army Act soon diminished its value as a reliable reference source. 52 His classes consisted of lectures, followed by reading from the textbook and questions put to the students by him. The textbook provided greater detail on particular topics. ”53 Although a conscientious teacher, Major Jones held strong opinions on certain controversial military issues, and he resigned from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1884. Major Edward Nash, another British artillery officer, became professor of military history, military administration, and law on 14 August 1884.
Another Kind of Justice: Canadian Military Law from Confederation to Somalia by Chris Madsen