Boer War

Collection by David Hinkley

 The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes. They were IRION World History, World War, Safari, Total War, British Army, African History, Military History, Historian, South Africa

Boere Oorlog - Anglo Boer war. The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes. They were IRION

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War Mary Shelley, African History, Women In History, History Online, British Government, Great Women, Interesting History, Famous Women, Held
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Memoir of Hester Johanna Maria Uys, a child interned in Boer War concentrations camps in South Afirca

Boer War Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British. Military Photos, Military History, Military Gear, Colonial, Zulu, British Army, African History, World History, Victorian Era

General Louis Botha - Anglo-Boer War

HARRY HARBORD MORANT: Writing his popular bush ballads and having them published from 1891 in the Sydney Newspaper "The Bulletin" he became friendly with fellow Australian poets Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson and William Ogilvie. Army & Navy, Military Army, Military History, Anzac Day, Lest We Forget, British Army, Vietnam War, Armed Forces, World War
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Fresh calls for justice for Breaker Morant

LAWYERS behind the case of Harry "Breaker" Morant, the Australian executed during the Boer War, are calling for the attorney-general to highlight concerns about his execution to the British government, on the 110th anniversary of his death.

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second. World History, World War Ii, Treaty Of Versailles, Interesting History, East Africa, African History, Denial, Military History, Wwii

This Day in History: Jun 28, 1919: Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I

The Treaty of Versailles, signed in the Versailles Palace outside Paris on June 28, 1919, between the Allied and Associated Powers on the one hand and Germany on the other, brought World War I to an end. From the moment of its signature, the treaty ignited a continuing controversy over its treatment of Germany, with some arguing from the beginning that it was far too harsh, and others that it was too lenient to ensure a lasting peace. The treaty, negotiated between January and June 1919 in…

British Pathe film relating the Anglo Boer War. British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, World War One, Second World, Military Photos, Military History, Photographs Of People, Historical Pictures
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Boer War Material Reel 2

Compilation of Warwick Trading Company films documenting Boer War events.

Destruction of A Boer Farm War Novels, Armed Conflict, Colonial, Lest We Forget, Military Life, My Heritage, British Army, African History, World War Two

Lt. O'Reilly burning a Boer farmstead. ABW

Boer War "Rough Riders" of New Zealand Nz History, History Online, African History, World History, Family History, Black History, Union Of South Africa, War Novels, Rough Riders

Destruction of Boer farm

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901

Commemorating the fallen in the Anglo Boer War of 1899 - Northern Cape, South Africa. Contrasting colonial monuments to contemporary memorials. West Africa, South Africa, The Journey Book, Clifton Beach, Cemetery Monuments, War Photography, Famous Landmarks, Gone Fishing, African American Art
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Blog Archive » Verbé Caravan Park – Kamieskroon

South Africa: News about the rebellion, South Africans who rebelled and took up arms against the government. Famous generals from the Anglo Boer War took part. The rebellion was unsuccessful. Union Of South Africa, Africa News, World Conflicts, Men Are Men, Family Research, Past Life, African History, West Africa, History Facts
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South Africa: News about the rebellion, 1914

Boer War "Rough Riders" of New Zealand - image probably taken in 1904 - the subjects are the Officers and NCO's of the North Auckland Mounted Rifles just after the Boer War of 1899 - Nz History, World History, Colonial, New Zealand Image, British Army Uniform, Armed Conflict, Rough Riders, War Photography, Lest We Forget
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History - NZMR

Learn more about the history of gambling in New Zealand and how the Christchurch Casino became one of the greatest entertainment centers in the country.

"Scheepers lives because they shot him." -Hermi Baartman, Graaf-Reinet Museum On this date in Kommandant Gideon Jacobus Scheepers was shot by the British for his exploits in the Boer War. Colonial, War Novels, Inner World, Folk Music, My Land, British Army, African History, Art Studios, Archaeology
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1902: Gideon Scheepers, Boer guerrilla

"Scheepers lives because they shot him." -Hermi Baartman, Graaf-Reinet Museum On this date in 1902, Kommandant Gideon Jacobus Scheepers was shot by the British for his exploits in the Boer War. The...

Pontoon Bridge built by the Royal Engineers in two hours across the Modder River Old Pictures, Old Photos, Royal Engineers, The Settlers, Lest We Forget, My Land, African History, Our World, South Africa
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Brug oor die Modder rivier in 1900

It is estimated than more than 40 000 Boer farms were burned by the British during the Boer War. Here Johan Lombaard brings life to what was known as “Scorched earth”. War Novels, Inner World, Lest We Forget, Antique Maps, My Land, African History, Military History, Old Pictures, Photo S

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NZ units in South Africa 1899-1902 - NZ units in South Africa 1899-1902

Between 1899 and 1902 New Zealand sent 10 contingents of troops to fight in South Africa. Many of these men had prior experience in the volunteer forces but others were ordinary citizens who were skilled riders and marksmen. In addition, a small number of New Zealand women served in South Africa as teachers and as nurses. These are their stories.