To communicate across the vast distances of South Africa, British forces used the heligraph. These positions came under constant sniper fire from the Boers.

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 searchlight captured at Volksrust (from Black and White Budget)

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:

No 649 also saw action with the ZAR Staatsartillerie during the Malaboch War in

Wheatstone Automatic Telegraph, Boer War

Wheatstone Automatic Telegraph, Boer War

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The Second Anglo Boer War started on the October 1899 after an Ultimatum given by President Kruger to Chamberlain had gone unanswered.

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