Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin - Memorial to those banished to foreign lands
07. Memorial - Anglo Boer War 1899-1902
Memorial - Anglo Boer War 1899-1902. KRIGE J.J. -1901; VAN VURE H.J.J. -1901; COETZER D.J. -1901; VAN DER MERWE L.J. -1901; DU PREEZ A.J.-1901; VAN ZYL -1901; COETSEE M. -1901. Mpumalanga, LYDENBURG district, Dullstroom, Kleinzuikerboschkop, Ouhoutbossie, Burgher Memorial
Over looking Dingane's krawl, is the site of the murder of Piet Retief and 100 other members of the boer team. (30 of which were servants) They were clubbed to death. Originally this memorial comemorated the deaths of the 70 boers, but later a plaque was added for the 30 servants who were also murdered. Prior to their murder, the boers had KwaMatiwane apparently signed a deed of cession with Dingane, ceding part of now Natal to the boers. Today some historians dispute this and…
This postcard shows the memorial to the men of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders who were killed or died as a result of wounds at the Battle of Majuba in 1881. Mount Prospect Cemetery, South Africa
The Horse Memorial in Port Elizabeth, South Africa honours horses killed in the Boer War of 1899-1902. The inscription highlights that a nation may be great if it demonstrates justice and compassion.
06. Plaque with the history on "The Battle of Ouhoutbossie"
Plaque with the history on "The Battle of Ouhoutbossie". Mpumalanga, LYDENBURG district, Dullstroom, Kleinzuikerboschkop 93 JT _2, Ouhoutbossie, Burgher Memorial
Vegkop: Die volgende oggend (16 Oktober) word die krygers bemerk en hulle sinistêre sisgeluid is hoorbaar. Nagenoeg 6000 Matabele onder leiding van Mkalipi tegemoet. Die swartes skreeu "Mzilikazi!" en begin knopkieries en assegaaie in die perderuiters se rigting gooi. Terug in die laer wag die vrouens wat koeëls in gereedheid bring; die manne maak gewere skoon en Sarel Cilliers doen 'n gebed. Genadiglik sterf net 2 Trekkers in die slag.
Kent - Chatham, Royal Engineers Brompton Barracks South African Memorial Arch
This site is dedicated to those men and women who fell fighting for their country. Recorded here are various war memorials within a variety of counties including main sections for Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Norfolk. There are also other counties such as Hertfordshire, Essex, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Yorkshire and even the Channel Islands (although provied with individual links they appear under the banner…
Example of a Boer family Bible (Pretorius from Standerton) that was taken as a war souverneur by major John Mannsell Reeves. In 1920 the BBC requested the ex-soldiers in to send them back. There are about a 100+ of these unclaimed war souverneur Bibles in the archive in Pretoria.