I never met my Grandfather, Vincent Cerny, he died before I was born. The largest reminder of him is a photograph of him that hung at Grandma's. He was in uniform and when I would ask, was told it was taken when he was in the British army fighting in the Boer War.
Now, in my mind, I saw him and the British army, in Africia, fighting large pigs with tusks. I really never new what this was about till in my 30's when I read :