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Georgina Pope (1862–1938) was a Canadian nurse who served with distinction in the Second Boer War (South Africa) & First World War (England & France). She became the first Canadian to receive the Royal Red Cross, awarded to her for conspicuous service in the field. In 1908 she was appointed first Matron of the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Upon her death, Pope was granted a full military funeral.

Georgina Pope (1862–1938) was a Canadian nurse who served with distinction in the Second Boer War (South Africa) & First World War (England & France). She became the first Canadian to receive the Royal Red Cross, awarded to her for conspicuous service in the field. In 1908 she was appointed first Matron of the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Upon her death, Pope was granted a full military funeral.

Victorian Advert for T H Smith's Sparkling Champagne Kola, Edinburgh, Scotland 1894

Vintage Victorian Advert for T & H Smith's Sparkling Champagne Kola, Edinburgh, Scotland 1894

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this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

South African Military History Society - Lectures - Four Exceptional Women in the Anglo-Boer War

South African Military History Society - Lectures - Four Exceptional Women in the Anglo-Boer War

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

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

Johanna Brandt (18 November 1876 in Heidelberg / Transvaal – 13 January 1964 in Nuweland) was a South African propagandist of Afrikaner nationalism, spy during the Boer War, prophet and writer on controversial health subjects.

Johanna Brandt (18 November 1876 in Heidelberg / Transvaal – 13 January 1964 in Nuweland) was a South African propagandist of Afrikaner nationalism, spy during the Boer War, prophet and writer on controversial health subjects.

Boer prisoners held by the British army at Kakul, India (now in Pakistan) during the Second Boer War, 1902. Thousands of Boer prisoners were sent overseas by the British authorities, in an effort to free up the resources needed to supply their own troops in South Africa, and to isolate the prisoners from local sympathisers. (Photo by Sean Sexton/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Boer prisoners held by the British army at Kakul, India during the...

Boer prisoners held by the British army at Kakul, India during the Second Boer War, 1902. Thousands of Boer prisoners were sent overseas by the British authorities, in an effort to free up the...

Boere-met-Bybels-en-Mausers...Boers with Bible and Mauser rifles

Boere-met-Bybels-en-Mausers...Boers with Bible and Mauser rifles

President Kruger and his Family in 'Oranjelust', Utrecht, Netherlands | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

President Kruger and his Family in 'Oranjelust', Utrecht, Netherlands

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