Old photograph of a Boer War, Scottish, Highland Piper c.1900

Old photograph of a Boer War, Scottish, Highland Piper c.1900

Morris Cigarettes "Boer War (set of 20 issued in "How Captain Towse (Gordon Highlanders) won his Victoria Cross"

British Anglo-Boer War Kit at the start of the Second Boer War. Regiment represenrted being the Middlesex(see helmet flash). Note the long service stripe worn by the re-enactor on the right. If it had really been sewn on in such a shoddy fashion his sergeant would have kicked his arse from one end of the parade ground to the other and then taken the stripe off him..

British Anglo-Boer War Kit at the start of the Second Boer War. Regiment represenrted being the Middlesex(see helmet flash). Note the long service stripe worn by the re-enactor on the right. If it had really been sewn on in such a shoddy fashion his sergeant would have kicked his arse from one end of the parade ground to the other and then taken the stripe off him..

In South Africa, the ox-wagon was adopted as an Afrikaner cultural icon. Ox-wagons are typically drawn by teams of oxen, harnessed in pairs. The oxen were given names that would give and indication of their character.

In South Africa, the ox-wagon was adopted as an Afrikaner cultural icon. Ox-wagons are typically drawn by teams of oxen, harnessed in pairs. The oxen were given names that would give and indication of their character.

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