Boer warrior - Anglo Boer War 1899 - 1902

General Joubert, bought Mauser magazine rifles, firing smokeless ammunition, and a number of modern field guns and automatic weapons from the German armaments manufacturer Krupp, the French firm Creusot and the British company Maxim.

Scottish Horse - Second Boer war 1899 - 1902 (A unit made up of Australians, South Africans, Scottish and even some English of Scottish desent). Their record was pretty much second to none for a mounted unit.

BRITISH ARMY - Scottish Horse - Second Boer war 1899 - 1902 (A unit made up of Australians, South Africans, Scottish and even some English of Scottish desent). Their record was pretty much second to none for a mounted unit.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/images/boer_boers.jpg

Boer Wars Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899

Members of the Rhodesian African Rifles at the time of the Insurgency. Along with the Selous Scouts, the RAR formed the "iron fist" of the Rhodesian armed forces. Excellent bush fighters and accomplished commandos, the members of the RAR are remembered as those "who were never defeated".

Members of the Rhodesian African Rifles at the time of the Insurgency.

British Boer War: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony clasps. 1899-1901

British Boer War: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony clasps.

Boer War Picture, The 2nd Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February - March 1902. Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles. This Day in History: Mar 7, 1902:  Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February – March Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles.

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