Wheatstone Automatic Telegraph, Boer War
Boer searchlight captured at Volksrust (from Black and White Budget)
No 649 also saw action with the ZAR Staatsartillerie during the Malaboch War in 1894:
To communicate across the vast distances of South Africa, British forces used the heligraph. These positions came under constant sniper fire from the Boers.
Boer War Souvenir Tins
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Group photo of Boer fighters of the Anglo Boer War, 1899-1902.
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Post Office in Ladysmith during the siege...ABW