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

A brigade of Irish volunteers who supported the Boers in the Anglo-Boer war, This is the earliest known photograph of an Irish concert.

Cornelis Broeksema - voor 'n vuurpeleton gesterf, omdat hy die wrede dade wat gepleeg is deur die Britte teenoor die vrouens & kinders in die konsentrasiekampe wyd & syd verkondig het.

Cornelis Broeksema - voor 'n vuurpeleton gesterf, omdat hy die wrede dade wat gepleeg is deur die Britte teenoor die vrouens & kinders in die konsentrasiekampe wyd & syd verkondig het.

This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://nuwegeskiedenis.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/TAB-33103-NJ-van-Rensberg.jpg

This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies…

Boer horseman. This could easily be Bertrand, Christaan's right hand man, confidant, and conscience.

This could easily be Bertrand, Christaan's right hand man, confidant, and conscience.

Jopie Fourie sluit na die oorlog aan by die Rebellie teen Louis Botha om SWA binne te val. Genl Smuts weier om petisies vir begenadiging te ontvang vir sy teregstelling. Hy sterf voor vuurpeleton 20/12/1914. Die volgende aanhaling van Jopie "Ek kan nie insien waarom ons vir Engeland se eer moet veg nie. Wanneer ons die moord van Slagtersnek nagaan en dink aan die 30 000 vroue en kinders wat vermoor is, sien ek nie waarom ek Engeland moet help om sy eer omhoog te hou nie."

Jopie Fourie sluit na die oorlog aan by die Rebellie teen Louis Botha om SWA binne te val. Genl Smuts weier om petisies vir begenadiging te ontvang vir sy teregstelling. Hy sterf voor vuurpeleton 20/12/1914. Die volgende aanhaling van Jopie "Ek kan nie insien waarom ons vir Engeland se eer moet veg nie. Wanneer ons die moord van Slagtersnek nagaan en dink aan die 30 000 vroue en kinders wat vermoor is, sien ek nie waarom ek Engeland moet help om sy eer omhoog te hou nie."

Depicted is Corporal William Greer with his horse Blaze. In 1901, Greer signed up to serve in the Boer War in South Africa. He took his own horse Blaze, having been promised by the Recruitment Officer that Blaze would be allowed to return to Australia with him after the war. Sadly his belief that his beloved Blaze would return with him was dashed. Blaze must stay behind. To save Blaze from abuse, misuse and neglect, William sadly said his last goodbye to Blaze, then shot him. Art by J…

A portrait of Corporal William Greer with his horse Blaze from the Boer War painted by equestrian artist Jennifer Marshall.

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