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 Memorial to those banished to foreign lands. Lion Face Drawing, Union Of South Africa, South African Air Force, Free State, African History, Africa Travel, Sheboygan Wisconsin, Travel Photos, War Memorials

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

Below the memorial on KwaMatiwane Hill, lies the grave of Piet Retief. Military Couples, Military Love, Goeie Nag, Kwazulu Natal, Pallet Tv, Honolulu Hawaii, My Land, African History, Afrikaans

Grave of Piet Retief

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

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 I Am An African, War Memorials, Remembrance Day, Handmade Books, My Land, Helicopters, South Africa, Dutch, Strength

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

Gruisbank Garden of Remembrance, Battle of Paardeberg, My Great Grandfather was at this Battle with the Bt Black Watch North Vietnam, Vietnam War, British Soldier, British Army, Vintage Dance, Armed Conflict, African History, Military History, Family History

Gruisbank Garden of Remembrance (Battle of Paardeberg 1900)

British Soldiers are buried here

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… War Memorials, African States, Inner World, Kwazulu Natal, African History, Sailors, Historian, Cape Town, Family History

KwaMatiwane Hill

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 Gordon Highlanders who were killed or died as a result of wounds at the Battle of Majuba in Mount Prospect Cemetery, South Africa Mount Prospect, War Memorials, Highlanders, British Colonial, African History, British Army, Military History, Ancestry, Warfare

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 The inscription highlights that a nation may be great if it demonstrates justice and compassion. African States, Port Elizabeth, Inner World, Over The Hill, Military History, Wild Animals, Far Away, Homeland, Continents

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.

Plaque with the history on "The Battle of Ouhoutbossie" Union Of South Africa, Armed Conflict, African History, Battle, War, Memories, Monuments, Wallpapers, Colour

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. Inner World, Folk Music, My Land, African History, Archaeology, Astronomy, South Africa, War, Africans

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… Cape Colony, Provinces Of South Africa, African States, Free State, History Projects, Ancient Art, Continents, Egypt, Obelisks

Graaff-Reinet : Monuments

Graaff-Reinet has a lot of monuments . We tried to visit most of them. I wrote about the Gideon Scheepers Monument and the War Memoria...

Boer Statue, location uncertain, but on the roll of honour site as near the South African Memorial Arch, Brompton Barracks, Gillingham, Kent, England. African States, Royal Engineers, Gillingham, Tactical Survival, Brompton, My Land, Military History, South Africa, War Memorials

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…

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 . War Novels, Armed Conflict, National Archives, Military Police, Armed Forces, South Africa, Aussies, African, Australia

Three Australians stand over the grave of their comrade Trooper Nathaniel Horsfall of the 5th ...

Vroue monument, Oorlogsmuseum, Bloemfontein Grafte van Pres Steyn en Emily Hobhouse Places To See, Places Ive Been, My Land, Monuments, Trek, South Africa, Southern, Roses, Van

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

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. Armed Conflict, Pretoria, Zulu, My Land, Soldiers, Bbc, South Africa, Archive, Southern

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.