An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902).

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A Study of the British Officer on Active Service in South Africa 1899 – 1902 | Military Sun Helmets

The felt slouch hat is made by Thomas Townend and Sons. Stitched to the crown of the hat, hidden by the upturned brim, is a brass holder to accommodate his Emu feather plume

Arthur Conan Doyle (april 1900, Boer war)

Arthur Conan Doyle - British Writer, author of the Sherlock Holmes stories. He volunteered to serve in the Boer War though in his and served six months at the Front as an Army Field Surgeon.

Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

Nurses in the Boer War

Boer War nurses in their Walking Out dress, note the bonnet, this was still part of the nurses uniform at the beginning of WWI

The Boer War.

The Boer War ends -May 31 1902 The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

Lizzie van Zyl, an Afrikaan girl who died in the British Bloemfontein concentration camp during the 2nd Boer War, 1899-1902.

Lizzie van Zyl, visited by Emily Hobhouse in a British concentration camp - Boer War British versus Dutch South African Colonists

Lord Kitchener and General Cronje's Messenger, Paardeberg, Orange Free State, South Africa, February 19th, 1900 during the Second Boer War. Cronje had requested a cease-fire to bury the dead after Bloody Sunday, the first day of the Battle of Paardeberg. Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, 1850 – 1916. British Field Marshal. After a drawing by Walter Paget. From Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, His Life and Work for the Empire, published 1916.

Lord Kitchener and General Cronje's Messenger, Paardeberg, Orange Free State…

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Genl Koos de la Rey was generaal tydens die Boereoorlog

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