A Boer prisoner about to be executed by a firing squad in South Africa, 21 January 1902. He is thought to be one of four prisoners captured by members of New Zealand's Seventh Contingent. Found wearing British-issue khaki uniform, he was tried by court martial and then separately charged with murder.He stands in the centre of the picture with his hands tied in front of him.

A Boer prisoner about to be executed by a firing squad in South Africa, 21 January 1902. He is thought to be one of four prisoners captured by members of New Zealand's Seventh Contingent. Found wearing British-issue khaki uniform, he was tried by court martial and then separately charged with murder.He stands in the centre of the picture with his hands tied in front of him.

British dressing station at Modder River after the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December 1899

British dressing station at Modder River after the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December 1899

BATTLE OF STORMBERG Size of the armies: 2,600 British against 1,700 Boers.British troops hauling a gun up the railway line

BATTLE OF STORMBERG Size of the armies: 2,600 British against 1,700 Boers.British troops hauling a gun up the railway line

After a long days march through the rough South African countryside, the King’s Royal Rifles check their feet for ‘wear and tear’. (McGregor Museum)

After a long days march through the rough South African countryside, the King’s Royal Rifles check their feet for ‘wear and tear’. (McGregor Museum)

Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena

Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena

Die Kraaipan-kommando wat onder hulle genl.De la Rey en onder bevel van kapt.Nesbitt, die aand van die 12de Oktober 1899 die trein ontspoor het.

Die Kraaipan-kommando wat onder hulle genl.De la Rey en onder bevel van kapt.Nesbitt, die aand van die 12de Oktober 1899 die trein ontspoor het.

British troops at the siege of Ladysmith. Boer War. Image from http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-JJhvTIJu69A/TjG2cZA197I/AAAAAAAAAL0/RmGQpRWOZBQ/s1600/ladysmith.jpg.

British troops at the siege of Ladysmith. Boer War. Image from http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-JJhvTIJu69A/TjG2cZA197I/AAAAAAAAAL0/RmGQpRWOZBQ/s1600/ladysmith.jpg.

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