A Study of the British Officer on Active Service in South Africa 1899 – 1902.—An impressive officer of the Seaforth Highlanders wearing a drab serge doublet and breeches. Note the double button closure of the breast pockets. (Photo: James Holt collection)

A Study of the British Officer on Active Service in South Africa 1899 – impressive officer of the Seaforth Highlanders wearing a drab serge doublet and breeches. Note the double button closure of the breast pockets.

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Angol-Boer War Rice "Pepperpot" blockhouse and its standard seven-man crew. This style of blockhouse was the most common due to its quick construction and cheap cost versus the stone blockhouse.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sam Steele, Commanding Officer of Strathcona’s Horse in South Africa, April 1900 — January 1901, and of "B" Division, South African Constabulary, April 1901 — April 1906. Here he wears the uniform of Strathcona’s Horse.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sam Steele, Commanding Officer of Strathcona’s Horse in South Africa, April 1900 — January and of "B" Division, South African Constabulary, April 1901 — April Here he wears the uniform of Strathcona’s Horse.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sam Steele, Commanding Officer of Strathcona’s Horse in South Africa, April 1900 — January 1901, and of "B" Division, South African Constabulary, April 1901 — April 1906. Here he wears the uniform of Strathcona’s Horse.

Lieutenant-Colonel Sam Steele, Commanding Officer of Strathcona’s Horse in South Africa, April 1900 — January and of "B" Division, South African Constabulary, April 1901 — April Here he wears the uniform of Strathcona’s Horse.

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Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere…

The Boer War (1899-1902) was fought between the British and the Boers (Dutch settlers) in South Africa. The Boers, who were terribly outnumbered, used guerrilla tactics to outwit the British; however, in the end, the Boers lost and their two republics became absorbed by the British into South Africa. Learn more about the Boer War.

The Boer War in South Africa (1899-1902)

The Boer War was fought between the British and the Boers (Dutch…

Trooper, Strathcona’s Horse in South Africa. This image strikingly shows why Strathcona’s Horse, perhaps more than any other unit in South Africa, became identified with the popular image of the Canadian cowboy.

Strathcona’s Horse trooper in South Africa. Strathcona’s Horse, perhaps more than any other unit, became identified with the popular image of the Canadian cowboy.

Block house behind Wilgerpark Harrismith

Block house behind Wilgerpark Harrismith

Edward VII South African Constabulary Slouch Hat Badge | Cultman Collectables

Edward VII South African Constabulary Slouch Hat Badge | Cultman Collectables


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