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.

The Horse Memorial in Port Elizabeth, South Africa honours horses killed in the Boer War of The inscription highlights that a nation may be great if it demonstrates justice and compassion.

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

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

Heidelberg Gauteng Camp cemetery - mostly children graves

Heidelberg Gauteng Camp cemetery - mostly children graves

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

This postcard shows the memorial to the men of the Gordon Highlanders who were killed or died as a result of wounds at the Battle of Majuba in Mount Prospect Cemetery, South Africa

Gruisbank Garden of Remembrance (Battle of Paardeberg)

Gruisbank Garden of Remembrance, Battle of Paardeberg, My Great Grandfather was at this Battle with the Bt Black Watch

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.

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.

Graaff-Reinet : Union Monument - It is on the top of Magazine Hill. The monument is a big stone pyramid and commemorates the union of the four provinces of South Africa in 1910. Each side of the pyramid displays a name of a province: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal and Natal.

Graaff-Reinet : Union Monument - It is on the top of Magazine Hill. The monument…

Boer Statue, location uncertain, but on the roll of honour site as near the South African Memorial Arch, Brompton Barracks, Gillingham, Kent, England.

Boer Statue, location uncertain, but on the roll of honour site as near the South African Memorial Arch, Brompton Barracks, Gillingham, Kent, England.

The human cost of war. Three Australians stand over the grave of their comrade Trooper Nathaniel Horsfall of the 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen who was mortally wounded during the Boer War near Lindley on ...

The human cost of war. Three Australians stand over the grave of their comrade Trooper Nathaniel Horsfall of the South Australian Imperial Bushmen who was mortally wounded during the Boer War near Lindley on .

Vroue monument, Oorlogsmuseum, Bloemfontein Grafte van Pres Steyn en Emily Hobhouse

Vroue monument, Oorlogsmuseum, Bloemfontein Grafte van Pres Steyn en Emily Hobhouse

Below the memorial on KwaMatiwane Hill, lies the grave of Piet Retief. Boer hero.

Below the memorial on KwaMatiwane Hill, lies the grave of Piet Retief.

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.

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.

This Day in History: Dec 11, 1899: The Battle of Magersfontein http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z46/Trailrider_album2/Ride%2520Reports%25202008/Love%2520and%2520War/Magersfontein.jpg

The Battle of Magersfontein was fought on 11 December at Magersfontein near Kimberley on the borders of the Cape Colony and .

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…

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…

Plaque with the history on "The Battle of Ouhoutbossie". Mpumalanga, LYDENBURG district, Dullstroom, Kleinzuikerboschkop 93 JT _2, Ouhoutbossie, Burgher Memorial

Plaque with the history on "The Battle of Ouhoutbossie". Mpumalanga, LYDENBURG district, Dullstroom, Kleinzuikerboschkop 93 JT _2, Ouhoutbossie, Burgher Memorial

Stoel Monument near Middelburg in Eastern Cape, South Africa (created by nelcoe) - One of the top commandants in the Cape, Johannes LÖTTER was known for his daring "hit and run" tactics. On 12 October 1901 LÖTTER was taken to a spot next to the Richmond Road where he was tied to a chair and shot. He was buried there and this is where the "Stoel Monument" still stands.

Stoel Monument near Middelburg in Eastern Cape, South Africa (created by nelcoe) - One of the top commandants in the Cape, Johannes LÖTTER was known for his daring "hit and run" tactics. On 12 October 1901 LÖTTER was taken to a spot next to the Richmond Road where he was tied to a chair and shot. He was buried there and this is where the "Stoel Monument" still stands.

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