One of my heroes of the ABW ..As his mates saw him. And what is left of his legacy today A while back in Heilbron's cemetery. Hans Jacob Swart.....

One of my heroes of the ABW ..As his mates saw him. And what is left of his legacy today A while back in Heilbron's cemetery. Hans Jacob Swart.....

Burghers in compulsory pre-war photo before going on commando.

Burghers in compulsory pre-war photo before going on commando.

Description reads, "geslagten n oorlog". Probably 3 generations of the same family who participated in the war, the youngest a "penkop" , with his father and grandfather.

Description reads, "geslagten n oorlog". Probably 3 generations of the same family who participated in the war, the youngest a "penkop" , with his father and grandfather.

"Canada sent 40 teachers to teach Boer children in the concentration camps, which Emily Hobhouse had started"

"Canada sent 40 teachers to teach Boer children in the concentration camps, which Emily Hobhouse had started"

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war (1899-1902).

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war (1899-1902).

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Between 1903 and 1909, up to 800 Boer families trekked to Argentina’s east coast.  They had suffered badly in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War, lost family members in Kitchener’s  concentration camps or had their farmhouses destroyed by British troops. Most of them fought in the war against Britain and they had no desire to live under their conqueror’s thumb. Of their descendants still lives in Patagonia

Between 1903 and 1909, up to 800 Boer families trekked to Argentina’s east coast. They had suffered badly in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War, lost family members in Kitchener’s concentration camps or had their farmhouses destroyed by British troops. Most of them fought in the war against Britain and they had no desire to live under their conqueror’s thumb. Of their descendants still lives in Patagonia

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. The commanding officer was Col. Y. Filmore ...

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. The commanding officer was Col. Y. Filmore ...

Bywoners: Na die AB oorlog was baie families in armoede gedompel en moes baie van hul as bywoners by familie of vriende gaan woon.

Bywoners: Na die AB oorlog was baie families in armoede gedompel en moes baie van hul as bywoners by familie of vriende gaan woon.

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