Anglo-Boer War

The 1st & 2nd Anglo-Boer Wars
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Kmdt. Louw Wepener

Kmdt. Louw Wepener

British troops take cover behind hasilty dug positions on the bank of the Modder River on Nov. 28th, 1899, as they advance on Kimberly to relieve the siege. As with many of the actions, the British took great numbers of casualties assaulting the Boer positions, but won out in the end. And while the numerically superior Anglo forces could absorb such losses easily, even minor casualties were cause for concern for the Boers, not only because of the lack of replacements, but also the attitude…

British troops take cover behind hasilty dug positions on the bank of the Modder River on Nov. 28th, 1899, as they advance on Kimberly to relieve the siege. As with many of the actions, the British took great numbers of casualties assaulting the Boer positions, but won out in the end. And while the numerically superior Anglo forces could absorb such losses easily, even minor casualties were cause for concern for the Boers, not only because of the lack of replacements, but also the attitude…

Boer traitors serving as Rimington Guides. Kroonstad 1901 Photo from the collection of Rhona Boden.

Boer traitors serving as Rimington Guides. Kroonstad 1901 Photo from the collection of Rhona Boden.

"Penkoppe". Young Boer boys and teens in Anglo Boer War

"Penkoppe". Young Boer boys and teens in Anglo Boer War

1 RWF on operatons on the South African Veldt.

1 RWF on operatons on the South African Veldt.

Also torched by the British, Dutch Reformed church, Lindley - Wikipedia

Also torched by the British, Dutch Reformed church, Lindley - Wikipedia

Royal Navy 4.7 inch gun in action at the Battle of Colenso on 15th December 1899 during the Boer War

Royal Navy 4.7 inch gun in action at the Battle of Colenso on 15th December 1899 during the Boer War

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